American Jews aren’t threatened by their synagogues turning into fortresses, they’re threatened by armed antisemites walking in through open doors
A medieval Spanish passion play brings an ancient stereotype into the networked 21st century. Should the social media giant ban it from its platform?
The High Holidays fall in the shadow of the first anniversary of the Tree of Life shooting. Here are four things you can do to make America more just in 5780.
On the first Tisha B’Av after the Pittsburgh massacre, understanding the horror of destruction—and the possibility of renewed joy
Unfortunately, we’ve lost sight of how best to welcome newcomers to Judaism
A sitting American justice from the state of the Pittsburgh massacre speaks out on First Amendment rights, Christchurch, and the dangers of a pivotal moment in our history
After the Christchurch massacre, time to double down on partnerships and inclusion
A new initiative aims to fight anti-Semitism one Seder at a time
What the holiday can teach us about fighting evil in our midst
How religious Judaism helps shield the American president’s disparagement of globalism, cosmopolitanism, and other features of progressive secular Jewry from claims of anti-Semitism
Our synagogues need a police presence that makes all of us feel safe—including those who are terrified of police
A 1920s epic poem about fear, and Jewish vulnerability, that could have been about 1944—or 2018
Is American anti-Semitism really distinctive from that of other diaspora countries? Just how worried should we be?
Our last dispatch from a city that is still in shock
Jewish Pittsburghers living around the world struggle to process the synagogue attack while far from the city they love
The Association of Jewish Libraries has suggestions in the wake of Pittsburgh
The shivas are packed, and like the funerals, people from every conceivable Jewish background are on hand
Finding words in liturgy to cope with tragedy