How Uganda Helped Me Mark Passover

It wasn’t until Sonia Daccarett visited Uganda that she felt she could fulfill the Haggadah’s mandate to think of herself as if she had personally left Egypt.

Long Time Rabbi: Avi Weiss has been with his Riverdale congregation for many decades, an example of a marathon rabbi.

Virtues of the Marathon Rabbi

We treasure the young, fresh rabbi. But Gerald Zelizer, who has been with his congregation for 44 years, thinks it’s more valuable to have a rabbi who stays for a long time.


Will Chelsea Clinton Be a Jewish (Child's) Mother?

Will Chelsea Clinton’s child be Jewish — in other words, will Bill and Hillary’s grandchild be a member of the tribe? It seems the usual suspects have already made up their minds.

Something Up There: For some people, it’s impossible to shake a sense of the divine.

I Believe in God — Kind Of

Both atheists and the religious right have grown more vocal about their positions on God. Elissa Strauss says she feels squeezed in the middle.


When Jesus Died at Auschwitz

Jews for Jesus has released a sensational video in which Jesus is depicted at the gates to Auschwitz. Because that’ll get Jews to convert to Christianity, right?