For some ultra-Orthodox Jews, Thanksgiving means a pre-Shabbat feast with family and friends. For others, celebrating Thanksgiving is forbidden. Why?
On a recent trip to Berlin and Krakow, I ignored my mother’s warnings and proudly wore my yarmulke.
Does the shidduch resume help or hinder my Orthodox community’s efforts to create harmonious and sustainable marriages?
Many Jewish families rush to get married before Passover — and the reason has roots in Jewish history and mystical tradition.
I was alone and never saw the attack coming. But now that my attackers have been arrested, I hope they will be able to turn their lives around.
Is the Holocaust indeed the driving force of ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities such as mine?
Christmas break can feel excruciatingly long if you are a teenager with time off from school, but do not actually celebrate Christmas.
I believe my decision to attend a public high school, though in direct defiance of my community, is ultimately consistent with my upbringing.
For his 10th grade personal project, Andrew Altman decided to do something a bit different than usual: He honored the memory of his great-grandfather, Holocaust survivor Edward Biderman by making a model of Auschwitz.