Author: elisniv

Chagall's Crucifixions

17:02 27 May in Arts & Culture

By Kayla Green For the first time in history, Marc Chagall’s Bible-themed engravings, originally intended as a gift for his second wife, are on display to the public. The engravings are part of the “Chagall and the Bible” exhibit in Paris’s Museum of Jewish Art and...

The Last LGBT Holocaust Survivor

11:10 10 May in Politics

By Steven Philp As Passover recently reminded us, Judaism often demands that we place ourselves within the Jewish narrative, and through its retelling live our collective history. With this in mind, it becomes imperative that we bring to light the stories of those who have lived...

Passover Remixed

16:15 13 April in Politics

by Amanda Walgrove For thousands of years, the Passover Seder has evoked universal themes of personal liberation and religious freedom. Each generation tells and retells the story of Moses leading the Jews out of Egypt. But the annual remembrance also has a history of being a...

Homophobia Is Not Kosher

15:04 11 April in Politics, Religion

By Steven Philp On Thursday LGBT-interest blog Queerty posted an article outlining the newest addition to the affiliates program: the anti-gay group JONAH, or Jews Offering New Alternatives to Homosexuality. advertises itself as the largest online kosher supermarket, offering door-to-door delivery of several thousand...