A doctor spends Passover in East Africa, surrounded by disease and suffering, and reflects on the tenuous balance between order and disorder, exodus and return
This week’s ‘Daf Yomi’ tackles the eternal problem of theodicy: If God is both good and omnipotent, why is there evil in the world?
A new bill in Quebec prohibiting some public displays of religious symbols would bar observant Jews from serving in courts and classrooms
If there were such a thing as a perfect Jewish joke, it might just be ‘Dayenu,’ the Passover punch line that is never enough
Does your typical holiday involve a huge Seder meal followed by a week of matzo and macaroons? You can do better. Here’s how.
Cancer patients find a new perspective on the present and the future in the Jewish ritual of counting the Omer
In ancient times, a genetic mutation helped ensure Jewish survival. Today, it might be making you sick.
As a community of North American expats has expanded in Mexico, dozens of local converts have joined their ranks
Universities and colleges are failing to protect Jewish students. It must stop.
Are the philosophical roots of contemporary left-wing denunciations of Israel to be found in a radical, twisted 1970s argument about the place of Jews in Western culture?
A dispatch from frozen Harbin, where Jews once flourished—and melted away
At 88, the scientist who first isolated THC is still addicted to research, studying the beneficial effects of cannabis on trauma, colitis, autism, and more