For the first time in over 150 years, the small but ancient Jewish community of Kaifeng, China will hold a Passover celebration. Here’s what it will look like.
Some Jews go to extremes to banish real and virtual hametz during Passover. Jane Eisner suggests focusing instead on the simplicity of this extraordinary holiday of freedom.
Whether it’s a silver kiddush cup, a siddur smuggled through the Holocaust or a bat mitzvah bracelet, each family has its heirlooms. We want to hear about yours.
Some Jews are excited about the proliferation of digital Haggadahs. But for Mordechai Lightstone, whose dog-eared Haggadah has traveled the world, it’s a tragedy.
Apparently it is possible for Jews to have a productive debate on Israel — if you give them a Brooklyn arts space, kosher kale, and some very specific instructions.