I left my congregation seven years ago. I feel more Jewish than ever. But sometimes I do miss the sense of community.
A foreigner asks what to wear to synagogue stateside
The rise in Americans identifying as nonbinary poses a question for synagogues: How to invite some congregants for an aliyah.
A lesson in correlation and causation
Yaakov Stark died penniless and unknown. His murals at the Ades Synagogue are a masterpiece of early Zionist art.
17th-century structure in town of Leczna was restored after World War II
There were a lot of little reasons I was unhappy. But ultimately, I realized I didn’t need to belong to a temple to feel Jewish.
Rabbis and congregants alike have made synagogue dull. But together we can make it more meaningful and more compelling.
Prayer shouldn’t be a spectator sport. So why do so many shuls insist that congregants sit in silence?