Jennifer Richler is a freelance writer living in Bloomington, Indiana.
A new group called Kugel brings together the ‘multicultural bubble’ of New York’s Jewish scene
Israel wakes up to the needs of ex-Haredim
Integration of the ultra-Orthodox into modern Israeli society—jobs, schools, the IDF— has stalled, but experts say further progress is inevitable
Jewish organizations are at the forefront of the battle for greater inclusion of people with disabilities, particularly in the performing arts
Israeli agencies offer programs to help newcomers settle in, but some worry that the country needs to offer more support to prevent them from leaving
In Israel, women are saying they can lead full lives without having children
After my mother died, I couldn’t recite the High Holiday prayer anymore—until I gained a new understanding of its words