For the first time in 12 years, Yeshiva University has reported a sexual assault on campus.
But the school still won't explain why its public tally of assault is so low.
Rabbis Shalom Lewis and Angela Buchdahl both spoke about Israel during their High Holiday sermons. They both got standing ovations. But they could not have been more different from one another.
What does that say about us? http://jd.fo/p5mIW
Where does the odd Yiddish expression “I have it in the left earlock” come from?
The truly fascinating and mostly unknown story of Jewish life in Pakistan:
"We have always been strong supporters of the arts, and believe they can play an important role in understanding significant world events. 'Klinghoffer' does no such thing. The opera rationalizes, romanticizes and legitimizes the terrorist murder of our father."
Is it wrong for Christian evangelicals to be encouraging Jews to leave their native countries and move to Israel?
"I am Jewish and a longtime pro-choice activist who is married to a half-Jewish, half-Catholic man. His grandparents are very Catholic and therefore very anti-abortion. I have long desired to have a civil and respectful theological conversation with them, to make my case about why I believe one can live according to the bible and support a woman’s right to choose — but my husband doesn’t think I should."
This week's #Seesaw advice column:
If linking ISIS to Hamas makes Bibi a proud patriot, why does it make John Kerry a borderline anti-Semite?
Read J.J. Goldberg's latest analysis.
“I’m angry, I’m frustrated, I’m concerned, I’m sad.”
Read the heartfelt speech Rabbi Freundel's synagogue president delivered from the bimah over the holidays.
Why WE are to blame for the Rabbi Freundel voyeurism scandal:
“What sort of life would a man have who betrayed his people for a country that no longer exists?”
That's the question that gave rise to “The Betrayers,” an important new novel by David Bezmozgis.
A mock “Chanel” bag designed to resemble a bagel with schmear? Yum!
Conflicted about what Halloween costume to buy your kids? Torn between the bumble bee and Frozen’s Queen Elsa? Amazon and eBay think you should go for something with a little more history — like a World War II child evacuee.
Cantor Debbi Ballard bought a 38-foot RV and transformed it into a Hebrew school on wheels. Is she innovating a new path in Jewish education or just dumbing it down?
"I promised women that the patriarchy which controlled our bodies and the mikveh itself could be overturned with our good feminist intentions. This week proved me wrong."