Judy Blume taught countless little girls about sex. While promoting her new book, the celebrated author revealed a secret or two.
What's your favorite Judy Blume book?
Dr Ruth became a pioneer for talking frankly about sex. But in 2015, is her sex advice relevant?
What’s it like to be an Ethiopian Jew in Israel today? Shmuel Legesse has an unfortunate dispatch about his love-hate-love relationship with the Jewish state.
The daughter of Shas's spiritual leader said she fears that Israeli women will soon have to veil their faces.
But in the town of Beit Shemesh, where a sect of Haredi women wear 'frumkas' — Jewish burqas — that fear is already a reality.
As Orthodox Jewish communities grow, they will learn that their political power can be used for good or ill. Ari Hart says what has happened in the East Ramapo school district clearly crosses a moral line.
A lengthy Catholic document, published in Latin after extensive theological debate, didn't seem likely to overcome centuries of animosity with Jews.
But despite some bumps in the road, Vatican II still looks like a game-changer — even 50 years later.
How much does Yiddish does Buzzfeed know? According to Jordan Kutzik, the site's new Yiddish quiz reveals more about its biases than it does about the language itself.
Naomi Zeveloff was always told that her name meant ‘son of Zevel’ in Russian. Then she moved to Israel, where it has a very different meaning.
Our editor-in-chief, Jane Eisner, went to the Celebrate Israel parade this weekend. From Senator Chuck Schumer to enthusiastic Orthodox youth, she found a wide array of jews commandeering Fifth Avenue.
The edict by Belz in England against women driving is an example of the Hasidic community's fear of progress. But Orthodox feminist leader Dina Brawer argues that faith and modernity can co-exist.
Did you grow up Jewish in Chicago? If so, this might resonate with you.
If you didn't, here's what you need to know.
BREAKING: Right-wing mogul Sheldon Adelson has summoned pro-Israel activists for a closed-door meeting in Las Vegas to counter the wave of anti-Israel activity on college campuses.
When she was a teen, Judy Bolton-Fasman's father wouldn't let her read "Marjorie Morningstar." Now, as the book's author Herman Wouk celebrates his 100th birthday, she thinks she's figured out why: http://jd.fo/g8YQr
When you think of the ancient Holy Land, a bustling drug scene may not be what leaps to mind. But archeologists are finding that intoxicants and hallucinogens were actually pretty popular!
Once, Sephardic influence on Seattle’s farmer’s market was palpable. Today, you can hear just a few traces of Ladino...