To bridge the growing divide between secular and religious Israelis, look to the founder of modern Orthodoxy
David Hopen’s ‘The Orchard,’ an audacious combination of ancient Jewish sources and Donna Tartt, points a way forward for Jewish American fiction
Modern Orthodox communities geared toward unmarried adults present new challenges, but also offer lessons for the larger Orthodox world
Is this the end of American Jewry’s golden age?
Four scholars ask: Are the high birth rates and high tuitions sustainable?
Look to Israel
A memoir of two currents of Modern Orthodox feminism in Blu Greenberg and Tamar Ross, with degrees of activism and tolerance at the heart of the difference
A new, lay organization called PORAT invites individuals to focus on building community by engaging in civil discourse rather than ostracizing
Oh, to be young and single and Jewish in New York City
The 100-year-old titan of American letters recalls his very happy publishing career, in the new ‘Sailor and Fiddler’
A search will commence to replace the first non-rabbi to serve in the school’s top job
As a single mother of four, I’m tiring of elitist parents who desire shorter school days and complain about the rising costs of sleepaway camp
What a shift in focus—from obsessing over boundaries to creating welcoming spaces—could mean for our future
Michael Freund is on a mission to lead millions of self-declared Jews home to Israel. What happens if he succeeds?
Or how a Jewish American country music genius wound up farming chickens in France
Some Modern Orthodox teens observe ‘half-Shabbat,’ using cell phones in private. How widespread is the trend? Is it a crisis?
How observant Jewish funnymen (and -women) navigate the line between irreverence and devotion
If Jews are trading theology for community, it’s time for Orthodoxy to evolve