Peggy Noonan called the removal of Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson’s stained-glass windows from Washington, D.C., a “shonda.” Say what?
A Tel Aviv coffee shop is offering free challahs for those who need them by leaving challahs on café tables for an hour each Friday afternoon.
“Of course, in the context of Russian history the word has a strongly anti-Semitic tinge.”
“Yiddish writers were among those who famously suffered because of the Hebrew-or-nothing attitude.”
“Trump voters are learning that his promises were not covenants. Unfortunately, the only person this president keeps covenants with is himself.”
“It’s not always easy to discern all this gender politics looking at book-fair displays.”
Linguists explain that “Jewish lightning” often goes along with the phrase “successful fire.”
“The Talmud’s discussion of when it is okay to lie is quite moving.”
How did Timshel, a new startup founded by an Obama tech guru, get a Bible reference so wrong? Blame John Steinbeck and ‘East of Eden.’
Aviya Kushner has always been proud of her family name. Now, she fears that it has become a symbol for a bizarre and diluted version of Judaism.