Why is this year different from every other year? Well, for one thing, you’re going to need a whole new Haggadah. Here are some to choose from.
We are living in a technological tinderbox, because it’s so easy for someone to turn a spark into a fire. If a single teenager could theoretically terrorize thousands of Jews, responsible leaders need to be as judicious as possible in word and deed – the precise opposite of President Trump.
George Will writes that the public should not fund art. The Torah begs to differ.
I was saddened to read my colleague, boss and friend Jane Eisner recently acting like Dr. Martin Luther King’s critics.
My take is that the spate of anti-Semitic attacks is good for Trump, bad for the anti-Semites and probably bad for the country.
“If you think that our movement to make America great again has anything to do with white supremacy, anti-semitism or racism of any kind, you have misunderstood everything I have said for the past year and a half.”
My word of the year for 2017 is “evidence.”
The following is purportedly a leaked transcript of President Trump’s speech from the National Prayer Breakfast.
Andrew Ramer’s exhilarating new book “Torah Told Different” invents an entire Jewish counter-history. To Jay Michaelson, it’s almost like reading sci-fi.
‘Silence,’ Martin Scorsese’s gut-wrenching new film about a young Jesuit priest in medieval Japan, may seem surprisingly familiar to Jewish viewers.