How to explain Judaism in English—a language whose terminology around religion is built on Christian concepts
The derivations of the words cinnamon, ruthless, scapegoat, and amen
When dictionaries fail us, and Jody Rosen on the MTV Video Music Awards
A vote to officially allow English at the Jerusalem institution is part of a longer history of Zionist concessions
Jew or Jew not. There is no try.
As Twitter and text messages force linguistic brevity, English starts to look more like vowel-free Hebrew
What the use of Yiddish phrases can tell us about contemporary American Jewry