Ep. 122: Novelist Tova Mirvis on Leaving Modern Orthodoxy
An ancient, tiny book cataloging the components of the cosmos: was it magic, Kabbalah, a philosophical treatise, or something else?
Got assumptions about the Orthodox community in Israel? ‘King’ Zilbershlag is here to debunk them.
I’ve always felt empowered by dressing modestly, a sign of beauty in the Orthodox world. But now that less-revealing fashion is more au courant, it’s complicated.
What’s gained and lost in ‘cultural identity’ and religion when families decide to adopt across race lines
From the archive: A gay man and an Orthodox rabbi find connection in Wayne Hoffman’s novel Sweet Like Sugar
When my daughter got married at 20, I worried she was too young. But I was the one who wasn’t ready.
My single mother had set aside a “wedding fund” for me, money to pay for a ceremony and party. But still single at 27, and with school loans mounting, I saw another way to buy myself happiness.