Jews have long been wary of efforts to inject religion into the American public space. Why is one Jewish expert on church-state separation staking out a contrarian position?17
For some transgender converts, turning to Judaism is intrinsically linked to gender transition. The process of soul-searching unearths one truth, then another.6
Opera singer Regina Resnik, who died at 90, was admired for her high-flying dramatic delivery and stage presence. She credited her Jewish heritage with contributing to her success.
Angela Buchdahl is the first Asian-American rabbi and a candidate for the top spot at the venerable Central Synagogue. She symbolizes the increasing diversity of American Jewry.30
Genetic diseases have been largely linked with Ashkenazim. But Sephardim too have ‘Jewish’ diseases — and a new generation is coming to terms with them.
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