Samantha M. Shapiro is a writer and journalist.
The Russian immigrant Anna Shteynshleyger, a formerly observant Jew in the contemporary art world, creates lush, melancholy, Edenic works
Scholar Adin Steinsaltz discusses his recently completed edition of the Talmud, why the Internet is better than TV, and the prospect of the Lubavitcher Rebbe and Elvis playing cards together
An interview with Miriam Lowenbraun, who is working to bring Jews back to observance
After starting his own prayer group, Elie Kaunfer is teaching others to do the same
As a teenager, Roya Hakakian fell hard for the Iranian Revolution. It may have betrayed her, but you never forget your first love.