A non-Jewish man engaged to a member of the Tribe is feeling left out by the “sooo Jewish” and “too goyishe” jokes made by his future in-laws. He asks the Seesaw for help navigating the waters.Read More
Leonard Cohen turns 80 this weekend!
Celebrate with this in-depth look back at the songwriter's career, from the cocky young poet to the old guy in the fedora feeding pigeons in Montreal.
“It’s wrong to be a refusenik in a country like Israel, struggling to maintain its democratic values in a very hostile and rough neighborhood."
Do you agree?
If any business qualifies as seasonal, it would have to be shofar sales.
Your #RoshHashanah menu woes are over.
Is another war in #Gaza all but inevitable?
"My non-Jewish husband says he is willing to join me for high holiday services this year, our first as a married couple. I appreciate this gesture, but am a little nervous to have him come. This will be his first impression of a temple service, and it is a lot to handle even for Jews at my Reform shul. My fear is that this will turn him off, and be less interested in joining a shul in the future. Should I tell him not to come? Or try to prepare him in some way?"
Artist Liana Finck asked a wide variety of people about their childhood images of God. From Santa Claus to Gregory Peck, the results are, umm...surprising.
What do you think God looks like?
Well, this is a new low.
Spice up your #RoshHashanah challah with this Sephardic version from Hot Bread Kitchen.
There's magic in this loaf. Recipe here:
"Scots and Jews have much in common — Kiddush whisky, smoked salmon and, depending on how you procure shofars and bagpipes, a propensity for making loud 'musical' sounds from sheep parts."
Are the ultra-Orthodox turning away from vaccination?
18 holidays. 1 wondering Jew. This year, Abigail Pogrebin has committed to observing each Jewish holiday, and blogging about her experience for the Forward.
WATCH her introduce the project here: http://jd.fo/a5BoS