A former student remembers the blazing intellect who revolutionized Haredi women’s education
How Andrea Long Chu became a latter-day Saul of Tarsus in her journey from guilty white man to taboo-breaking Asian woman
The American personal relationship with God is weird and off-putting to Israelis, as I found out to my dismay. But the poles of religiosity may be reversing.
Orthodox women say they want a large gathering to feature separate seating. Liberal feminists say that’s unacceptable.
Dianne Feinstein and Bernie Sanders recently dabbled in the practice. It’s unconstitutional and it never ends well for Jews or other minorities.
The American master of horror and the Yiddish writer have a surprising amount in common, including a disdain for humanism and its platitudes
A Pew poll suggests that Jews spark high feelings of ‘warmth’ among—and compared to—other religious groups
The faith-based response to the election features everyone from Muslims to Mormons and was the brainchild of a Reform rabbi
The Queens-based podcaster, singer, and author on her love of sleepovers, the importance of women speaking their minds, and the illusion of tradition
Elnathan John’s Born on a Tuesday grapples seriously, if inconclusively, with religion’s propensity to both uplift and imperil
An open letter to writer Elizabeth Weil, who’s unsure how to help her 12-year-old become a bat mitzvah
The mosaic of Jewish identity is a beautiful thing, but we must recognize and respect our differences before we can come together
The Torah-observant gentiles of the Hebrew Roots movement get circumcised, lay tefillin, and grow peyos
And half of Millennials who identify as Jews come from mixed families—a story of retention, not assimilation
Becoming fluent in your own religious tradition is like playing an instrument or a sport: It takes time, dedication, and practice.
The R.A. Dickey trade; or why the New York Mets, like American Jews, are at risk of losing their soul
Jew or Jew not. There is no try.
Forget Clint Eastwood’s surreal speech.
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