This week, we asked our rabbis, “What are Jews? — a race, a religion, a culture, an ethnicity, a nation?” Here are their responses:
Discussions with my fellow Jews-by-choice suggest something critical is systematically ignored in our discussions of conversion: converts themselves.
It’s a little complicated.
The Jewish day of mourning Tisha B’Av starts this Monday night. Here’s the history, customs, and tips to get through the day.
There’s actually another defining feature that characterizes Jared Kushner more than his Jewishness: Jared Kushner is a quintessential millennial.
Esther Ticktin, who inspired generations of Jewish students and turned Jewish feminism into a down-to-earth practice, died Friday at age 91.
Sean Spicer’s time as White House press secretary is over, but his clashes with the Jewish community will live on forever.
By Israeli law, Jews are not allowed to pray at their holiest site — a fact that Arabs use to inspire deligitimization and even terrorism.
Michael Heckle — an atheist Iowan of Christian background — has opened his mind to questions about race, religion and community.
There is no basis in Jewish law for requiring an attendant at a ritual bath, but rabbis demand one anyway, raising privacy and spiritual concerns.