6 Ways To Break Your Fast With Flair

Leah Koenig offers a handful of alternatives to the standard bagel platter to help you break the fast with flair.

Of Figs and Fig Cake

The Torah is full of fig references, including one for a pressed fig cake made by Abigail for David. Our recipe pairs beautifully with a cheese plate.

Why I Donated My Eggs at 21

Shortly after her 21st birthday, Amy B. Scher decided to donate her eggs as her form of “tikkun olam.” Along the way, she came to learn some hard-won and painful lessons about the act of giving.


Where We Found Respite From Discrimination

These days, American Jews can vacation wherever they want, but it wasn’t so long ago that that wasn’t the case. Jenna Weissman Joselit looks back on the days of “restricted clientele” and the “Jewish Vacation Guide.”


The Jewish Dude Who's the 'Voice of Black America'

You may remember Danny Strong from ‘Mad Men’ or ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer.’ But for those in the know, he’s the man behind the hit show ‘Empire.’

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