In ‘The Death of Jesus,’ which closes a remarkable trilogy, the Nobel Prize-winning author recasts familiar parables, challenging the Western tradition to recognize its own demise
How a shocking family discovery and some time spent at a hospice run by nuns led one Jewish man to reconsider Christ
In the mysterious and controversial ancient Hebrew text ‘Toledot Yeshu,’ a counterlife of the Nazarene ‘bastard, son of a menstruant’ that criticizes Jews as much as Christians
The German and Israeli tourism bureaus are marketing ‘spiritual tours’ to celebrate 50 years since the countries have had diplomatic relations
A traffic problem in the birthplace of Jesus
And why it still matters
A Jewish education helped him get over his childhood obsession with Jesus. Then he made up his own mind about what he believed.
New Bible-based storyline bound for the big screen
The Torah-observant gentiles of the Hebrew Roots movement get circumcised, lay tefillin, and grow peyos
The comedian’s activist streak continues, for a good cause
Reza Aslan’s powerful new ‘Zealot’ paints a vivid, accessible portrait of Jesus as a Jewish nationalist
Backed by music exec Jeff Ayeroff, composer Hillel Tigay tries to recreate the sounds of the ancient Temple
The top 10 Christmas songs written by Jews, from ‘Silver Bells’ to ‘Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow’
A Yale president’s forebear was an enigmatic and pro-Christian member of the famed rabbinic dynasty
A vocal majority of evangelical Christians are zealous supporters of Israel. But a growing movement seeks to align them with the Palestinian cause.
Does Passover ever begin the night before Good Friday?
The Son of God takes Manhattan—from Bigger Than Jesus to Godspell—and the people blamed for his death wonder where to turn
Jesus vs. Grant vs. Shmuley