What a ‘death midwife’ has learned from the dead and dying
As the leading targets of hate crimes, Jews are routinely being attacked in the streets of New York City. So why is no one acting like it’s a big deal?
Ethiopian Jews eat loaves of ‘defo dabo’ for Shabbat
Israel’s leading military ethicist, Moshe Halbertal, argues that in some cases a pre-emptive nuclear strike might be moral while nuclear retaliation might not
After centuries of Jewish life in Barbados, the historic synagogue is beautifully restored—but the community itself faces an uncertain future
A visit with Hank Lazer in Tuscaloosa, wondering ‘what is a Jew doing here’
Israel’s kibbutzim are drawing a new generation of tourists, by offering everything from eco retreats to coworking spaces
How a visit from my dead mother led me to the Lubavitcher Rebbe and showed me the way to heal our world
When the crazies took over the city I loved, I knew it was time to get out
Why can’t Jews get along with each other?
74 years to the day after the Trinity nuclear test ushered in the nuclear age, are we any closer to knowing the men who carried the moral burden of the world on their shoulders? Louisa Hall’s recent novel spins out some ideas.
The surprising story of how the sixth Chabad rabbi made it out of Warsaw