The SeeSaw

Help! Will My Grandchildren Be Catholic?

My daughter just got engaged and her husband-to-be wants their future children raised Catholic like him. Seesaw, is there anything I can do to get them to reconsider this decision?

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Israeli Comedy Has a Blackface Problem

Israel has a local Ethiopian community that includes actors and writers. Instead of hiring them, the country’s media-makers prefer to feature white actors wearing blackface.

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Visiting Auschwitz? Enjoy a Cool 'Mist' Shower

The caretakers of the Auschwitz concentration camp museum decided to install cooling mist showers to fight the summer heat. That has offended many visitors to a place where the Nazi showers meant death, Lior Zaltzman writes.

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Woodcuts by Joel Shapiro (C) 2015 by Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

The Choose-Your-Own-Adventure High Holidays Prayer Book

Can you design a prayer book that includes those who are LGBTQ, or intermarried, or disabled, or Jews of color? Sure you can — and hey, why not throw in some Walt Whitman and Grace Paley to boot!

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How Benjamin Netanyahu's Allies Twist the Truth on Iran

J.J. Goldberg’s critics have been accusing him of over-hyping disagreements over the Iran deal inside Israel. The only problem is, that’s not what he said.

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