The Jerusalem neighborhood of Sanhedria Murchevet is beset by fears of a pedophile ring. Here’s what they need to consider.
In and out of the fold of ultra-Orthodoxy, Shulem Deen and his father Dovid both pursued honest religious feeling
The influential rabbi takes a walk in 1923
Police now turn on lights, pick up meds for N.J. town’s Orthodox residents
Each year during Sukkot, Hershey Park hosts a day of kosher festivities
To understand what’s happening in Crown Heights today, look at Instagram
Batya Ungar-Sargon discusses her exposé on the tax rolls and funding cuts that fueled an ethnic rift in East Ramapo, N.Y.
I said I’d convert to placate my boyfriend. But his family would never disregard the fact that I was Korean.
Hundred percent, as the Orthodox say
Attacker yelled ‘Juden Raus’ at man visiting Davos with his wife and four kids
In Atlanta’s Toco Hills enclave, increased housing prices and tuition bills leave observant families strapped for cash
Sentenced to five years probation for 2012 attack on Nuchem Rosenberg
A misleading New York Times op-ed distorts the entire Israeli political scene
A weekend retreat inspires advocacy for gay Orthodox Jews and creates a support network for families in religious communities
Why read the Talmud as a secular Jew? In part, for its expression of an independent Jewish creativity and spirituality.
When I got married, my sheitel was a symbol of my vows and my Orthodoxy. Then it became a symbol of my discontent.
The irreverent 82-year-old left Orthodox Borough Park long ago. But she’s still wrestling with the rituals of her past.
As Matisyahu tours on ‘Spark Seeker,’ will his pop fans snuff out the spiritual fire that lifted him to the top of the charts?
The short-lived Orthodox band made pop and funk the focus of their religious outreach—and then split up
Meyer Habib will represent French citizens living in seven countries and Israel, home to half a million French speakers
Orthodox Jews new to insular traditions try to integrate the two worlds of strict religion and artistic self-expression
The mark on this yeshiva boy’s arm is a symbol of how I ultimately held on to my religious background after I came out
Yossi Green, the Satmar-raised composer who found inspiration in Roberta Flack, writes Jewish spirituals
The writers and editors behind the astonishing rise of Orthodox magazines and fiction
Why a quarter of a million people turned out to mourn Rabbi Yosef Shalom Elyashiv
Exploring the Internet led me to knowledge, questions, and, ultimately, leaving the Hasidism I’d grown up with
The new modern translation of Likutey Moharan shows why the Hasidic master is relevant today
The attacks on domestic bliss in Alix Kates Shulman’s novel Ménage would resonate with Orthodox Jews
The Russian immigrant Anna Shteynshleyger, a formerly observant Jew in the contemporary art world, creates lush, melancholy, Edenic works
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