Wedding bells are ringing for an Asian woman and her Jewish fiance but their parents only want to talk about future grandchildren. How to explain that they may not even have kids?
Gordon Zacks was not just a founder of the Republican Jewish Coalition and an unofficial adviser to George H.W. Bush. He was also a great believer in the importance of a serious Jewish education.
Intermarriage is a reality of American life. Instead of treating intermarriage like a ‘disease,’ Rabbi Rick Jacobs trumpets the success of outreach to secure Jewish future.
Elissa Strauss was involved in Hillel and went on a Birthright trip, but these outlets never gave her a way to honestly connect with Israel — and now she just feels disengaged.
There’s a ‘mindfulness’ revolution in the works, writes Jay Michaelson. The Jewish world is missing out by dismissing contemplative practice as just hippie stuff.
Anne Heyman lived a remarkable life of service, Ruth Messinger writes. Jewish identity drove her to struggle against apartheid and genocide — while loving her family passionately.