In an excerpt from ‘Christmas in Austin,’ the Essinger family sings ‘O Hanukkah’ at their Texas tree-lighting party
Asian-Jewish unions are producing some of the proudest Jews around
A Conservative rabbi takes the plunge
At what point does a disagreement between groups of Jews become a point of religious principle, which cannot be compromised?
My husband is Episcopalian, but together we have created a committed Jewish family and stayed part of the Jewish community
Barbara Aiello has uncovered many Italians’ secret histories. But her methods and theories have won her many detractors.
Are the Jewish dating site’s new billboards clever or cringeworthy?
Some Reform leaders see Moses as a model to ease modern tensions. But such a reading of the Torah is strained—and risky.
And half of Millennials who identify as Jews come from mixed families—a story of retention, not assimilation
Pew poll also shows one in five U.S. Jews self-identifies as having no religion
The sixth season of Matthew Weiner’s hit AMC show begins
Whitney’s mother to Oprah: Gay is not OK. Is her prejudice any different from ours against intermarriage?
Rachel Weisz’s happy life with Daniel Craig makes Jewish men wonder if they can ever be good enough
The first patented “Menorahment” defends itself
Hanukkah Tree Topper seems weak in body, strong in meaning
Plus evidence that Arafat was poisoned, and more
You haven’t heard much about Mark Zuckerberg’s nuptials
On same-sex marriage, Orthodox Jews should keep the religious and civil separate—as they do on other issues