As Iran negotiates its nuclear deal, a look back at decades of debate by rabbis, politicians, and philosophers about the ethics of atomic warfare
Twenty years after his death, the legacy of the Lubavitcher leader—‘the Prince of our generation’—is still a matter of heated debate
Viewing Spielberg’s 1993 sci-fi classic through the Lubavitcher Rebbe’s lens
Thousands flock to New York for the 20th yahrzeit of the Hasidic leader
Two new biographies attempt to describe the Chabad leader, but can we ever fathom his ultimate aloneness?
The short-lived Orthodox band made pop and funk the focus of their religious outreach—and then split up
Beards are having their pop cultural moment, but Jews have always known the value of a furry face
Every Passover, my family makes me the Seder’s “wicked son.” I don’t mind—it’s a part I was born to play.
Scholar Adin Steinsaltz discusses his recently completed edition of the Talmud, why the Internet is better than TV, and the prospect of the Lubavitcher Rebbe and Elvis playing cards together