The process of replacing old norms with new ones is at the root of Jewish communal tradition and practice
How COVID, suburban migration, and technology are sweeping away legacy institutions and shaping a new 21st-century form of American Jewish identity
Strategic omission of key details undermines the presentation of Teitelbaum’s anti-Zionism as a serious theological alternative
Rabbi Yaakov Perlow, who died of the coronavirus at 89, was a person of deeds who wanted to inspire us. How can we emulate him?
The coronavirus preys on the city’s tightknit Jewish communities, which also offer desperately needed support in a time of loss, grief, and ever-growing need
What’s next for kosher butchers, Judaica stores, and other centers of Manhattan Jewish life?
Elhanan Miller hopes to broker Middle East peace, one YouTube subscriber at a time
A reminder of what we are at our best, in a world that too often showcases our worst
Look to Israel
Why Jared and Ivanka’s anonymously granted Shabbat exemption is problematic
Examining the life and feats of the Jewish escapologist, whose Bible is on display in Hungary
The ‘Amen’ project, part of Jerusalem’s Mekudeshet Festival, will host Muslim, Jewish, and Christian prayers services this weekend, along with a bevy of other cross-cultural events
How far we’ve come, and how far we’ve yet to go, when it comes to LGBT rights
A new, lay organization called PORAT invites individuals to focus on building community by engaging in civil discourse rather than ostracizing
Both legendary writers died 400 years ago this week, but only one of them may have had a Jewish background
Thoughts on the importance of the updated list of ‘Welcoming & Diverse Synagogues’ curated by Shirley Gindler-Price, the former president of the Jewish Multiracial Network
Jewish converts are often unfairly scrutinized and face intense pressure to obey Orthodox observances. But they should be treated with open arms, just like Ivanka Trump.
Reflections on establishing a collective voice to represent Judaism’s diversity
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