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Nesting Habits

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?

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The Jews of San Miguel de Allende

As a community of North American expats has expanded in Mexico, dozens of local converts have joined their ranks

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One Little Goat

On a farm, it’s no secret that every living thing must live off something else

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Kippahs in the Crossfire

A new bill in Quebec prohibiting some public displays of religious symbols would bar observant Jews from serving in courts and classrooms

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Enough Is Enough

Universities and colleges are failing to protect Jewish students. It must stop.

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Brooklyn’s Hasidic Community Reacts to a City-Declared Health Emergency

Some Jewish community leaders are not wild about the city’s new vaccination edict, but they are overwhelmingly pro-vaccination

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Cities of Ice

A dispatch from frozen Harbin, where Jews once flourished—and melted away

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A Visit With Raphael Mechoulam, the Israeli Godfather of Cannabinoid Research

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

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Greedy Jews!

New York’s current hot ticket, ‘The Lehman Trilogy,’ is an epic parable of capitalism. But can a Jewish immigrant family embody the American dream?