Israel has gone from making deserts bloom to occupying others’ lands. Leonard Fein asks what this means for us as Jews — and how we cope with the contradictions.
It’s been three weeks since soccer star Nicolas Anelka flashed the anti-Semitic ‘quenelle’ gesture. British Jews are asking: Why hasn’t he been punished?
The Israeli rabbinate’s decision to accept Rabbi Avi Weiss is welcome. Now maybe it can acknowledge Conservative and Reform rabbis, who are no less Jewish than their Orthodox peers.
Elissa Strauss says some of her earliest memories involve going to Loehmann’s to shop with her mom. With the store’s closing, what will fill the void for the next generation?