For Some Believers Trying To Connect With Jesus, the Answer Is To Live Like a Jew

The Torah-observant gentiles of the Hebrew Roots movement get circumcised, lay tefillin, and grow peyos

New Analysis of Pew Data: Children of Intermarriage Increasingly Identify as Jews

And half of Millennials who identify as Jews come from mixed families—a story of retention, not assimilation

Learning Judaism as a Native Language Requires More Than Synagogue Once a Year

Becoming fluent in your own religious tradition is like playing an instrument or a sport: It takes time, dedication, and practice.

Spiritual Moneyball

The R.A. Dickey trade; or why the New York Mets, like American Jews, are at risk of losing their soul

Jedi Is 7th Most Popular English Religion

Jew or Jew not. There is no try.

Mormons Steal the Show at RNC’s Final Night

Forget Clint Eastwood’s surreal speech.

Women Reappear on Jerusalem Bus Ads

Following a ruling from the Israeli Supreme Court, ads return

A Mormon Girl Among Jews

At Sunday school, I learned about the Israelites and end-times. Then bar mitzvah season began.

Olympic Lessons for Jews

To better promote our interests, Jews should take a page from the International Olympic Committee

An Atheist for Religion

In Religion for Atheists, Alain de Botton urges nonbelievers to pick and choose religions’ best offerings

Skirting the Issue?

Why discussing women, clothing, and religion isn’t a waste of time

Whole in One

Two recent books consider whether Jewishness is a religion, a culture, a race, or some combination of the three. The answer may be none of the above.

Chosen

Working on a book about the United States and Israel, we learned to stop worrying and love the idea of divine election

Losing My Religion

How becoming a father drove me away from Judaism—and my daughters into the Episcopal Church

With God on Our Side

New study says when we talk about God, we mean ourselves

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