The bad news is, we’re still in a pandemic (wear your mask and get your shots, please). The good news is that because COVID remains
Back in 2013, the Pew Research Center released a “Portrait of Jewish Americans.” That survey and many of the numbers listed in it received quite
The filmmaker discusses how his lush, mysterious new documentary helped him come to terms with the undefined space in which Jews and immigrants must live.
Guest post by Jane E. Herman Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re all doing things from home that we used to do elsewhere—you know, working,
I have come to sojourn in desert vastness where the wind won’t cease Purple glow on fallen branches, palm tree fronds Gleaming copper eyes surveil
Yortsayt The word came up with an acquaintance. I told him it’s the Yiddish words for “year” and “time” combined: it’s that time of year,
He lived next door to us with his elderly mother: as caretaker, we assumed. Frank Smith was clean-shaven and well-groomed. My mother described him as
Worried about where the Kyle Rittenhouses and white militias/vigilantes will take us? Or maybe worse, are you not worried about it, thinking (hoping) it’s just
CHE serves as a signal that Judaism’s language was important to support the “imagined community” of international Jewry. It’s less about learning a functional language, the authors argue, but rather helping campers and junior staff understand that Hebrew, the language of the Jewish people was worth knowing, and valuable enough to integrate into daily lives.
Jeanette Friedman is a journalist and Jewish activist who has written on a vast array of Jewish and secular subjects for more than 50 years.