Truths and Contradictions: A rabbi lifts the Torah to show it to his congregation

The Nakedness of the Bible

The greatest irony of the Bible is that it stands for the opposite of irony — yet it is filled with it. Jay Michaelson examines a new study of Jews’ peculiar relationship with the holy book.

Dream Home in Greenwich Village

Faye Ginsburg and Fred Myers live in Greenwich Village with their 26-year-old daughter, who has a rare Jewish genetic disease. HomeLands opens the door to their apartment.

A Freaky Fungus Called ‘Jew's Ear’

The term ‘Jew’s ear’ might make you feel funny, but it was not intended to be anti-Semitic.

Living Treasure: Born in Tacoma, artist Dale Chihuly was named a “national living treasure” by George H.W. Bush.

Of Starbucks, Courtney Love and 8 Other Things About (Jewish) Washington

From the country’s third largest Sephardic community to Howard Schultz of Starbucks, the Evergreen State’s Jewish side is alive and kicking.

Self Portrait? Photographs by French-Moroccan artist Mehdi-Georges Lahlou are among the museum’s most provocative.

A New Arab Museum on the Periphery

The Arab Museum of Contemporary Art is the first institution of its kind to open in an Arab-Israeli city that had, until recently, little contact with contemporary art.