If you went to a Jewish summer camp, you probably think of Tisha B’Av as “Holocaust Movie Day.”
This Israeli project — now going into English — offers radical kinds of modern Torah commentary, from music to art to video.
Around the Shabbat table, they talk about the dangers of open borders. Meanwhile, in the kitchen, a woman silently washes dishes…
This photographer gained access to the insular Hasidic community — and offers intimate glimpses into its everyday life.
In the Orthodox community, gemachs, or loan funds, help brides defray wedding costs.
The royal wedding of Elizabeth and Philip in 1947 held powerful symbolism for Jews worldwide.
Sweet cheese blintzes are pure sacrilege.
Eve Thieben harbored a dark secret about her childhood — taking it with her to the grave.
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How strange it is to see one’s own life played out by outsiders, coupled with the eerie music of a horror film.