Ultra-Orthodox rabbis denounce the messaging service WhatsApp as a threat to Jewish life. Don’t tell that to Israelis, where the app is almost indispensible for families.
John Kerry told Rabbi Sharon Brous that at some point all sides in the Middle East conflict have to “bet on peace.” She agrees — and so do a majority of American Jews.
Forget the Tiger Mom’s success plan. Try Elissa Strauss’s Mensch Metric, which moves beyond money and test scores, offering a more authentically Jewish path for getting ahead.
For Jewish singles, JDate holds the power to connect. But it can also make you feel there’s something wrong if you can’t click your way to love, writes Esther Kustanowitz.
Resurgent European anti-Semitism has some Jewish communities growing more insular in response. But resorting to self-segregation may just be another way of falling victim to hate.