The Zionist “tough guy” machismo some critics loathe derives from the natural revival of ancient Jewish tradition.
Tel Aviv Councilman: Stopping commerce during the sole day in Israel in which we have time for leisure and personal errands is unacceptable.
Searching for the most Jewish scene in Woody Allen’s “Annie Hall” on the film’s fortieth birthday.
Twice a year, cleaners remove the prayer notes from the Western Wall and bury them in the Mount of Olives cemetery.
Who has the authenticity and authority in Islam to call for reform of the sort true moderates desire?
“A rabbi once told me: Judaism is a great product, but the marketing sucks,” Gottesman said.
Visiting home is a process in acknowledging how alienating it is to not be one of the predominantly major-isms of “real’ America anymore — white, straight and Christian.
Shenker was a master of melodies. And around the Sabbath and holiday table — not to mention at weddings, bar and bat mitzvahs, and happy occasions of every type — Shenker’s melodies permeate the air. They are, in fact, so thoroughly ubiquitous that we often don’t realize their provenance.
Who are the Jewish Sufis?