Can Digital Badges Save Hebrew School?

Community schools struggle to show their unique advantages.Can badges help? How a handful of innovators are trying to ‘gamify’ Jewish education.

Lieder of the Pack: A few months before he died at the age of 31, Schubert produced a setting for the 92nd Psalm.

How Franz Schubert Found Himself in Shul

Why did Austrian composer Franz Schubert wrote a Psalm setting in Hebrew just a few months before he died? The composer’s Jewish ties are deeper than one might think.

How to Send Your Jewish Kid to College — Without Stressing Out

Sending a kid off to college is never easy. But are these are particularly trying times? Gordon Haber spoke to Jewish parents with college-age children to get some insight into their concerns.

Arkansas Kid: Chelsea Clinton, who married Marc Mezvinsky in an interfaith ceremony in 2010, was born in Little Rock.

Of Bill Clinton, Bagels and 9 Other Things About (Jewish) Arkansas

University of Arkansas will soon have a Jewish studies program. Here are 10 more facts about Jewish life in Arkansas — including the once (and maybe future) First Family.

In New HBO Special, Mel Brooks Is in Fine Form

Some of the material in Mel Brooks’s new HBO special will prove familiar to fans, but it’s a tribute to the comedian’s genius that he still has baskets of farm-fresh anecdotes to offer.