The New ‘Morethodox’ Rabbi

Asher Lopatin succeeds Avi Weiss at an influential seminary, offering a pluralistic version of Orthodoxy

The Book Thief: How Stolen Nazi Documents Made Their Way to American Jewish Archives

Did Zosa Szajkowski save precious documents from the Nazis, or did he steal the cultural patrimony of French Jews?

Jimmy Carter Wins The Scroll Peace Award

Devaluing peace awards has never been so fun

Yeshiva U. Bests Columbia in Harlem Shake

A showdown for the ages ends with a Maccabees victory

The Harlem Shake Invades the Upper West Side

Who does it better: Columbia or Yeshiva University?

Dead Sea Scrolls Go to Court

A brilliant young Harvard Ph.D. faces jail for impersonating a Bible scholar—and rival of his father

Listen to the “New” Maccabeats’ Hanukkah Song

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Rescuing My Father’s Library

I almost gave away my father’s legendary book collection—until I realized it held a priceless inheritance

GOP Convention’s Rabbi-in-Chief

Meir Soloveichik, scion of a famous Orthodox dynasty, will give the Republicans’ invocation

What Was Missing From the ‘YU Beacon’ Essay

Sometimes, graphic is good

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Obama’s Jewish maybe-problem, and more

Teachable Moment

The limits of a cross-denominational partnership aimed at helping Jewish educators

How Do You Solve a Problem Like Iran?

Elliott Abrams wants ‘crippling sanctions’ … for now

Chokin’ Down Cholent

The stew that rhymes with Jew

Role-Playing Rabbis

Students receive a new kind of training

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