A new kind of spiritual community blossoms
Got assumptions about the Orthodox community in Israel? ‘King’ Zilbershlag is here to debunk them.
Secular Jews, from Ber Borochov to ‘Broad City,’ lambast tradition but never stray far from the source
Games canceled as Israel considers whether teams can play on Shabbat.
The city’s move marks the latest crack in Israel’s Orthodox monopoly
Girl’s long skirt deemed a sign of religion, and violation of controversial law
New exhibit showcases artistic depictions of various forms of Jewish study
In Lahore a Facebook group dedicated to atheists and agnostics serves a silent minority in the world’s other religious nation-state
I didn’t know about the holidays until my son came home from preschool wearing a cardboard Hanukkah candle on his head
In his new book, Israeli journalist Ari Shavit argues that without Israel, secular Jewish life will vanish. Six American Jews reply.
And half of Millennials who identify as Jews come from mixed families—a story of retention, not assimilation
Jacques Berlinerblau’s book How To be Secular makes a historical case for a strong church-state division
In a new memoir, Herb Silverman recounts his legal battle against a state ban on atheists seeking public office
I grew up in a world of observance, separate from secular America, but soon realized that the borders are more porous than they seem
A non-Jew who loves Philip Roth, making challah, and visiting High Holiday services wants to be a Jew, minus the religion
Intermarried couples inspire kind of offensive colloquialism
Observing Shabbat doesn’t have to be an all-or-nothing affair: Going offline and saying the blessing over the wine—and the occasional martini—can help mark a relaxing weekly ‘cathedral in time’
Butler, West, others speak at Cooper Union
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