A new kind of spiritual community blossoms
Around the country, shuls facing declining attendance are being converted into museums and cultural centers
How I found—and lost—a religious space where I felt inspired
Our synagogues need a police presence that makes all of us feel safe—including those who are terrified of police
At age 34, far from home, I joined a synagogue for the first time—in Charlottesville
Synagogues finally tackle mental health
Congregations around the country have found ways to protect the environment and combat the effects of climate change
This area was once the center of London’s Jewish community, boasting almost 200 synagogues. Just four remain today. But don’t count them out quite yet.
It is not being investigated as a bias crime, according to a report
When a synagogue closes, what happens to its ark, its pews, its yahrzeit plaques—the unique, often handcrafted items that helped define it?
We all hate synagogue membership fees. Is there another way? Some say yes.
German city of Cottbus gets first synagogue since 1938, in a former church
But NYC congregants who opposed designation worry about added red tape
Australia’s oldest temple was built by Jewish penal colony prisoners in 1845
Rabbi Gil Steinlauf made headlines for coming out as gay this week. He had already transformed the venerable congregation.
But in December 1963, the new president made up the date, honoring a long Jewish friendship
We tend to overlook the gentiles who keep synagogues running. As we begin the Torah anew, let’s acknowledge our debt to them.