The community’s leaders wanted the ceremony commemorating the Tree of Life massacre to be free of politics and conflict. One rabbi, and many congregants, felt differently.
A New York Times story about vegans turned butchers raises new questions about the ethics of killing and eating animals
Unfortunately, we’ve lost sight of how best to welcome newcomers to Judaism
This Father’s Day, one dad contemplates life with four girls and a boy on the way
On Unorthodox, the former senator opens up about his feelings towards the contemporary Democratic Party
In the charming comedy ‘The Week Of,’ a reminder that warmth trumps wealth every time
This is what happens when well-meaning philo-Semites and assimilated Jews, the kind of people who run schools like Friends Seminary, have more respect for imagined Jewish sensitivities than for Jews’ actual history and culture
A good record store, he knew, was like a shul, a place for folks to congregate and seek a little bit of heaven on earth
He might’ve been a hedonist and a cad, but the king, rare among leaders, knew how to listen
Is it okay to use the word “Jew”?
A new theatrical adaptation of Chaim Potok’s classic novel admires the past without being nostalgic and takes Jews and Judaism seriously
Regarding yesterday’s Weinstein story
The disgraced film producer is a character straight out of Philip Roth, playing out his revenge fantasies on the Goyim
One literary critic weighs in, with the help of TV’s most famous crumudgeon
Did you ever notice how the comic’s new Netflix special sounds really WASPy? What’s up with that?
Adult Jews only get to boogie at weddings and bar mitzvahs. And that’s not right.
Sarcastic and borderline dickish, the Steely Dan co-founder remained one of the all-time greats to the very last
The schmatte king behind J. Press fashioned a unique all-American style
I’m all for a good statue removal, but erasing the memory of New York’s anti-Semitic founding father is silly
A look back at the original American campus sex scandal, and whose lives it actually changed
In ‘Wizard of Lies,’ Robert De Niro plays the Ponzi schemer who bilked many people and institutions out of millions, including Yeshiva University
Charles Bronfman—author of a new memoir, Distilled—on Trump’s golf game, a father who never said ‘I love you,’ and the older brother whose respect he always craved
‘Norman,’ starring Richard Gere, is an absorbing film about a Jewish connector who’s looking for an honest piece of the action—and finds one
A review of Rabbi Jeffrey Salkin’s new ‘B’nai Mitzvah Torah Commentary,’ which sometimes feels uninspired and out of touch
In ‘The Revenge of Analog,’ author David Sax explores the rewards of living untethered to digital technologies