On tour in Holland, the reggae great talks about climbing Masada, seeing Mecca, and ‘the magic that music brings to the people’
A childhood obsession with the tragic story led me to convert to Judaism. But finally visiting the mountain last month, I wondered what being a Jew meant in an age of surging anti-Semitism.
Full of unlikable characters each representing a different half-baked perspective, ‘Diaspora’ is offensive to everyone and no one
How the mini-series, starring Peter O’Toole, saved me from a brutal British school and led me on a spiritual journey that ended in the Mikvah
French musician Jean-Michel Jarre is calling attention to environmental policies that may damage the Earth’s most treasured sites
Israeli Opera performs La Traviata this week at the ancient fortress
424 meters below sea level, a rave was raging
The great Judean builder and his outsized ego are the subject of a monumental Israel Museum exhibit
Jodi Rudoren, Tu B’Av, David Broza, and Masada
Birthright made insane demands on our time, but showed us how to make the most of a day
Our Israel tour guide first seemed an IDF G.I. Joe. He turned out to be like a football coach: tough but righteous.
Israel as our homeland because our ancestors were here. No religion required.
A haftorah of fiery angels and fading strength
Mass suicide and fart jokes