A Visit With Nachum Segal, Avatar of Modern Orthodox Sincerity

‘I reach more Jews every day than the prime minister of Israel,’ says the popular radio host

In Tel Aviv, Israel’s ‘Sin City,’ an Unexpected Religious Revival Takes Root

Synagogues are full and kosher restaurants abound as liberal immigrants, Orthodox singles, and secular Jews come together

Festival of Tights

Orthodox Jewish women of all stripes flock to an annual holiday sample sale

Orthodox Yeshiva Set To Ordain Three Women. Just Don’t Call Them ‘Rabbi.’

The first graduating class at Yeshivat Maharat may not have the title, but they do have jobs at Orthodox synagogues

New York’s New Firebrand Rabbi

For Sharon Kleinbaum—friend of Christine Quinn, partner to Randi Weingarten—the personal is political

The New ‘Morethodox’ Rabbi

Asher Lopatin succeeds Avi Weiss at an influential seminary, offering a pluralistic version of Orthodoxy

Herman Wouk’s Last Shot

With The Lawgiver, the best-selling novelist takes another stab at the kind of Hollywood fame he’s always coveted

Don’t Know Much ’bout Orthodoxy

Reports about a religious woman running for office reveal a media blind spot: Orthodox women

Second Time Around

Widowed and divorced Orthodox singles who want to give marriage another spin find specially tailored events to help them make a new match

Two Step

After attending one cookie-cutter Orthodox wedding after another, a question arises: Are these rituals being performed in meaningful ways?

Modern Times

Herman Wouk wrote a foundational text for American postwar Modern Orthodoxy, and for the emancipated Jewish literature in its wake

Settling Down

In the documentary DevOUT, gay Jews struggle to reconcile their faith with their sexuality while raising families within the Orthodox world

Rabbi Marc Schneier’s Hampton Synagogue Caters to New York’s Wealthy

As his personal life spun out of control and into the tabloids, they returned the favor by closing ranks around him

Skirt Shorts

Denim defined fashion for a generation of frum schoolgirls, who played with Orthodoxy’s rules of modesty through small acts of sartorial rebellion. A slideshow of one woman’s beskirted past.

Basketball Jews

Competition among the yeshivot

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