Gershom Scholem, eminent scholar of Jewish mysticism, is the subject of George Prochnik’s latest book, “Stranger in a Strange Land.”
To honor (or dishonor) 4/20, a celebration of cannabis, one of our nation’s most highly-decorated marijuana correspondents, offers his 10 Commandments Of Weed.
For Jewish scientists, the April 22 march is a matter of professional and religious conviction.
Enjoying its triumphant Broadway debut, ‘Indecent’ — a Yiddish tale of scandal and tragedy — is particularly well-suited to the Trump era.
It’s only Wednesday, which means you have two days left to make this fluffy and delicious challah for Shabbat.
On April 18, 1955, Albert Einstein passed away.
Aviya Kushner has always been proud of her family name. Now, she fears that it has become a symbol for a bizarre and diluted version of Judaism.
Paul Newman once directed a cinematic masterpiece in a Yiddish theater. So, why did he take his name off it? And why hasn’t anyone seen it or heard of it — until now?
John Felstiner, who translated the works of Paul Celan, recently died at the age of 80. Aviya Kushner recalls his greatest accomplishments.
Making its move to Broadway, ‘Oslo’ gives Israelis and Palestinians some reason for hope.
We know that Jewish composers wrote some of our most beloved Christmas songs, but who knew that Jewish candymakers created Easter’s most enduring treat?
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