For Yael Krieger, deciding to donate a kidney to her father was empowering. It was also a lesson in Torah.
Pope Francis made a visit to Auschwitz-Birkenau Friday. The spiritual leader of the world’s Catholics silently reflected, met with Jewish and Christian survivors of the death camp, and left a note in the guestbook, which read: “Lord, have mercy on your people! Lord, forgiveness for so much cruelty!”17
You might think that the Israeli mikveh bill affects only non-Orthodox converts to Judaism in Israel. Things aren’t that simple, says Orthodox convert Bethany Mandel.24
At the DNC, Bernie Sanders flipped the old trope of the crotchety Jewish socialist from Brooklyn on its head, says J.J. Goldberg.49
Hillary Clinton’s acceptance speech at last night’s Democratic convention didn’t soar or astonish or frighten. Instead, it was remarkable because, for the very first time, we heard the voice of a woman nominee tell us how she would do the most powerful job on the planet.110
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