There are two stories of Germany and Jews: the culture of assimilated German Jews and the meeting of German culture with Jewish religion
The secular Jew who actually misses religion
Struggling to maintain a Mizrahi heritage in an Ashkenazi-dominated culture
Though the atheist/agnostics have our number
Mohammad Husein and the Rambam
Kosher is as kosher does, and more
A Ramallah man struggles to find a reading public for Maimonides
Pondering one of the Torah’s woolliest rules
A statistical rundown on the scourge of schools and camps
Two authors contrast the outlooks of their subjects
Egypt (quietly) restores 1000-year-old school
A new book examines the debt 17th-century republicanism owed to Jewish sources
Montefiore, Madoff, Mailer, and Maimonides
Milk, more Madonna, charity, and the lack thereof
What would Maimonides say about health-care reform?
Virtuous Poles, an X-Men villain, Rashi’s daughters, and YA classics
We are all Rashi’s heirs, but what, exactly, is our inheritance?
Essay collection sheds light on the dark ages
As the Spertus Museum courts controversy, is it trying too hard—or not hard enough?
Pseudo-science helps a family straddle the Sephardi-Ashkenazi divide
A chess amateur shows how the game has mesmerized through the ages
Examining Maimonides with Sherwin Nuland