From ‘Meet My Rapist’ to the ‘The Skinny,’ comedian Jessie Kahnweiler uses comedy as a way to work through difficult issues and call attention to privilege and injustice.
Long popular among Israelis, yoga is gaining ground among Palestinians seeking inner peace in a land marred by war. But can it actually ‘empower’ them?
2014 was especially noteworthy for the plethora of strong female voices speaking out on a number of crucial subjects. Here are some of the writers we’re looking most forward to continuing to read.
In his new book, ‘Rocket and Lightship: Essays on Literature and Ideas,’ critic and atheist Adam Kirsch quietly redefines the role of the American Jew.
Hundreds gathered for inaugural conference of Open Hillel — a 2-year-old student group that seeks to opposes Hillel’s pro-Israel strictures. What comes next?
How long is too long? That’s what many are asking after a judge sentenced Nechemya Weberman 103 years in prison — and prosecutors hailed it as a message to the ultra-Orthodox.
Nechemya Weberman was convicted of sexually abusing a Brooklyn Hasidic girl. But was it really the entire Satmar community that was on trial?