Perhaps the best use of a Jewish ritual takes place on an episode of “MASH.”
“Unlike the real-life version, the Kaddish of television and movies is almost never said together with other Jews, or anyone else at all.”
Amid all the stories of matzo, horseradish and gefilte fish, one item always escapes scrutiny during the holiday season. Behold: The secret history of the origins and progress of the kosher fruit jelly slice.
Turns out that the grogger — that ubiquitous Purim noisemaker — has a fascinating and surprisingly violent history. Scholar David Zvi Kalman explains.
Exactly 500 years after the first Grace After Meals book was published, Jews are creating a queer-inclusive version for Orthodox and non-Orthodox use alike.