A Woman’s Place Is in the Sukkah

Sukkot and Simchat Torah have slowly but surely evolved into a time of year when the envelope is pushed when it comes to women’s participation, even in Orthodox communities.

Pianist James Rhodes and the Keys to Survival

Musician James Rhodes, author of the autobiography, “Instrumental: A Memoir of Madness, Medication and Music,” is unusually candid about the emotional struggles he has suffered over the years. Benjamin Ivry talks with him about suffering, religion, and developing a tolerance for Wagner.

Yes, the 'Mensch on A Bench' TV Special Is Coming

Halloween is more than a month away but our minds are already on the upcoming festival of lights, Hanukkah. Remember Mensch on a Bench? He’s now a movie star.

Step Into These 5 Crazy Sukkahs

Ah, Sukkot — the time of year you hope it’s still warm enough to be able to eat outside, lest you freeze mid-Challah bite. And what better way to reflect on the holiday then by ranking our favorite Sukkahs? We’ve got our top 5 ranked.


Pulpit Plus One: Like Being the Rebbetzin, Only a Man

Pulpit Plus One’ interviews Gary, the husband of a Conservative rabbi, on negotiating lifestyles, blowing shofar and the urge to join a different shul.

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