Even though it’s often men who lead the Seder in traditional Jewish families, Avi Shafran believes that the Seder itself is maternal in its quality and purpose.
After visiting Vilnius and Casablanca within days of each other, Jonathan Katz takes us on a tour of their very different Jewish museums — and tells us which is more powerful.
Passover is especially meaningful — and challenging — when you’re converting. Take it from Kelsey Osgood, who felt like a ‘stranger in a strange land’ at her first Seder.
Forget SNL — J.J. Goldberg says the best joke of the week came from John Boehner. The GOP leader thinks it’s really mean of President Obama to ‘put pressure’ on Benjamin Netanyahu.
In Rabat, Jonathan Katz found more tolerance for Jews than he’s seen in many ‘clean and safe’ Western cities. So why is Morocco often described as ‘dirty and dangerous’?