Fighting for Israeli Democracy Atop a Wedding Cake

A Jewish-born woman’s marriage to a Muslim man was met with crude protests in Israel. It is a bad sign for Israeli democracy that a court allowed such a demonstration, writes Mairav Zonszein.

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Growing a New Eden (Garden) in Detroit

VIDEO: Jews journey to a black Detroit neighborhood to help build a community garden. Along with the collards, beans and tomatoes, both groups hope to harvest a new era of trust.

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Why I Spent Shabbat Protesting Police Brutality

Marching against police brutality may not seem like a traditional Shabbat ritual. But for Sara Gold, there could be no more powerful expression of Judaism.

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Jewish Emphasis on Life Makes Death Rituals a Gift to World

Perhaps because of Judaism’s emphasis on life, Jewish death rituals are often beautiful, stark, and wise. They are a gift we can give to the world — and offer mourning without myth.

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