Victor: French far-right party Front National (FN) president Marine Le Pen speaks to journalists at the FN headquarters after the results of the France municipal elections? second round, on March 30.

France's Quickly Changing Face

Recent municipal elections in France point to an increase in support for harsh anti-immigration policies. Robert Zaretsky sees in the ascendancy of these views a turn toward the worse.

Finding My Family's Kabbalistic Roots in India

Sigal Samuel has always known that her family comes from Bombay, India. But it wasn’t until last year’s Passover Seder that she discovered their legendary mystical past.

Queer Passover Seder Helped Me Reclaim Judaism

Stosh Cotler, CEO of Bend the Arc, was reeling from a spiritual crisis when she arrived at the LGBTQ Passover Seder that would mark her return to Judaism and change her life.

The Irony of Celebrating Passover in Egypt

Celebrating Passover in a Cairo synagogue, Jake Meth believed he’d finally feel the gravity and meaning of the holiday. But he mostly felt hungry.

The Ukrainian Revolution’s Unlikely Street-Fighting Rabbi

Natan Khazin led a Jewish squadron of fighters in the revolution that rocked Kiev’s central square. Meet the yarmulke-wearing IDF veteran and ordained rabbi.