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How to Read Ecclesiastes, the Book We Read on Sukkot and an Inspiration for Many Classic Novels

A celebration of all transient things, Kohelet, as it is known in Hebrew, is the perfect fit for the season

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Storms Are Wake-Up Calls to Humanity. Just Ask Jonah.

The biblical prophet was tested and saved by a natural world that insisted he start taking responsibility for his actions. That’s a good lesson for us to learn right now.

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Shining Out

The menorah on my windowsill is a reminder of how far I’ve come as a proud, gay man

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New York to Ban ‘Hateful’ Gay Conversion Therapies

Governor Andrew Cuomo moves forward, Oklahoma and Michigan move backward

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They Made It Out of Gay

The father of Jewish ‘gay reparative therapy’ had some even worse ideas for making a buck

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New Jersey Jury: JONAH’s Gay Conversion Therapies Are Fraudulent

Landmark, unanimous decision in line with nationwide calls to ban ‘cures’ for sexual orientation

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At JONAH Trial, Where Does the Torah End and Science Begin?

The gay conversation therapy organization straddles the line between religion and psychology

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Taking the Lessons of Yom Kippur Beyond the Synagogue

The Book of Jonah teaches us to reach beyond our own community with the holiday’s message—whether we are accepted or rejected

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Breaking the Jewish Community’s Silence Around Suicide

A nonprofit called Elijah’s Journey tries to raise awareness about suicide and mental illness in a specifically Jewish context

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A Young Lawyer, Given a Revelation by God, at Sea About What To Do With It

In Joshua Max Feldman’s entertaining debut novel ‘The Book of Jonah,’ Greed is Good meets Sept. 11

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Sundown: Gaza Thanks Iran for Missiles

Plus the return of Tzipi and Mile End gets chippy

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Fringe Jewish Group Blasts APA Gay Decision

We can too make ’em straight, JONAH says

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Jon Stewart Is a Prophet

Suggests interviewer, despite comic’s demurral

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