D.C.’s Museum of the Bible argues for the Bible as a literal source for guidance in American jurisprudence and governance. That idea is simply wrong.
By placing the museum in D.C., Steve Green is of course making overt connections between his brand of Christianity and the American government
In Tel Aviv, you’ll run out of money long before you run out of great shops in which to spend it.
Since Bernie Sanders got beaten by Hillary Clinton in the California Democratic primary, pundits have been lunging at keyboards and cameras to attack his campaign as “bitter” and the candidate himself as “filled with resentment.”
Sending a kid off to college is never easy. But are these are particularly trying times? Gordon Haber spoke to Jewish parents with college-age children to get some insight into their concerns.
Shlomo Sand attacked the Israeli national myth of Jewish identity in his first bestseller. Now, in an odd new book filled with conspiracy theories, he takes scattershot aim at Judaism itself.
The Pew Survey of American Jewry has inspired conversation, argument, and now actual drama. ‘Pewish,’ a night of new Jewish plays, shows how influential the survey continues to be.
Recently, a painting depicting blood libel and making manifest a long history of Polish anti-Semitism was unveiled in the town of Sandomierz. Gordon Haber recalls seeing the painting up close and the effect it had on him.
Michael Harrington’s ‘The Other America,’ changed what we know about poverty. Sasha Abramsky finds things haven’t changed much in the 50 years since.
American academia has created, and Jewish institutions perpetuate, an educated underclass whose problems — underemployment, poverty, access to health care — echo the larger American underclass.