With Central American children at our borders, the United States, and the West, cannot just criticize Israel
A former AP correspondent explains how and why reporters get Israel so wrong, and why it matters
Accepted by the mainstream Jewish community, some gays now feel excluded at New York’s premier LGBT synagogue
From Black Rock City to the Negev Desert, the sandy camping trip comes to the Middle East
Karl Stern, Canadian psychiatrist and writer, was in his day a famous Catholic convert. Why has he been forgotten?
In the movie ‘Kicking Out Shoshana,’ a popular athlete pretends to be gay. The result is both funny and surprisingly meaningful.
Talmudic rabbis debate professional eulogizers, trying to strike a balance between the holy and the mundane
Showing my teenage daughter around the city, I realized that each generation remembers—and forgets—its own Jerusalem
I said I’d convert to placate my boyfriend. But his family would never disregard the fact that I was Korean.
Reflecting on 40 days of focus, hard work, and renewal
With the High Holidays behind us, focusing on maintaining our momentum
On Yom Kippur, taking stock of our lives and setting goals for the coming year
On erev Yom Kippur, preparing for the fast ahead
Different traditions leading up to Yom Kippur mark the day’s solemnity
Who shall live and who shall die—and why?
When it comes to the process of repenting, it’s helpful to start small
Talking about God during High Holiday services
The cleansing of the mind and soul begins with the body
With Yom Kippur fast approaching, a renewed focus on the soul
Taking a few moments to really connect with ourselves in the new year
Choose one intention for the new year and commit to it
The new year is a good reminder to safeguard your privacy
Embracing the Rosh Hashanah tradition of sending handmade cards
With the new year just days away, take some time to set reachable goals
Some people lean on neighbors for a cup of sugar. The Fruchters, of Memphis, Tennessee, needed theirs to help them keep the Sabbath.
Forging ancient artifacts, procuring army sick passes, and pretending to be normal after a traumatic brain injury
After making a splash back home, the creators of the Hebrew-language program are launching an English version on Vox Tablet