Why ‘Islamophobia’ in Europe cannot be equated with anti-Semitism, either in nature or degree
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
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.
Jewish grandma Isadora Alman pioneered the American sex-advice column, then found her work obsolete.
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
Labor Day sales and the Rosh Hashanah tradition of buying something new
Looking back on the year: what books, movies, or TV shows inspired you?
The fast-paced online news cycle can be addictive, but it’s also draining
Reevaluating the ever-changing borders between our public and private lives
Committing to better decision-making practices before the High Holidays
Heading into the Days of Awe with a new appreciation for just that—awe
Facing our shame is difficult but vital in preparation for the Day of Atonement
As the High Holidays approach, gratitude is more important than ever
Before the High Holidays, a chance to step back and reflect
Looking inward in the days leading up to the High Holidays
It’s one of the central tasks of the High Holidays—but why is it so hard?
As the High Holidays approach, finding ways to relax and de-stress
Trying to find lasting happiness—and not just at the check-out counter
Examining why we get angry, and how to deal with it effectively
Entering the second phase of Prepent, with an emphasis on emotions
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