Israel wakes up to the needs of ex-Haredim
What else keeps the Jewish-Moroccan relationship alive?
Episode 158: Iranian political refugee Shay Khatiri on raising $1.2 million for Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, and A.J. Jacobs on his new book about gratitude
A wide-ranging interview covers his Hasidic father’s secret room full of books about other religions, why Judaism needs community, faith, happiness, and other vital matters
Special synagogue services may be a thing of the past but otherwise observing the holiday helped Jews feel like at one with the turkey-loving nation
We have different levels of observance, but my family comes together for one holy day: Thanksgiving
A letter from a survivor of Assad’s chemical attacks about his encounter with Obama’s chief diplomat at the United Nations
Kyiv’s city council passed the measure after a long campaign to honor Boris Nemtosv, a staunch supporter of Ukraine’s Euromaidan revolution
May she get well soon!
A new documentary explores the bitter divisions in a New York town between the large Hasidic community and secular local activists who want to stop their Hasidic neighbors from expanding
Only a couple of months away in 2015, according to a new report
Joy Ladin’s new book, ‘Soul of the Stranger,’ explores her intimate connection with God
A new study of old Jewish cemeteries in Europe finds the epitaphs whispering at us
Kurdistani Jews are caught between the Jewish state and the ethnonationalist ambitions of its Middle Eastern neighbors
A surprise visit by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to Oman last month reveals the Jewish state’s shifting foreign policy
Rokhl’s Golden City: Montreal’s shape-shifting klezmer genius Socalled transmigrates into a new album—and gay porn