The story of Esther concealing her Jewishness to save her people should lead Jews to think about the politics of “passing” in 21st century America.
One of the many reasons I so respect Judaism is its unique take on the afterlife: While it unambiguously affirms an afterlife, it is preoccupied with this life.
The bustling Dominican beach town of Sosúa belies an almost-forgotten Jewish history
There are many terms for encounters that were meant to be, but none quite as evocative as the Yiddish word beshert.
On January 15, Anna Salton Eisen watched as four members of Congregation Beth Israel, the synagogue she helped found in 1998, were held hostage for 11 hours.
Can we reconcile security with our Jewish values? How can we welcome prospective new members if we are afraid to open the door to anyone unknown?