An encounter with an old Jewish couple made Peter Beinart wonder: What is it like to be obedient to one, invisible authority no matter where you go?
— These days there are smartphone applications for pretty much anything, from ordering food to finding a date to reporting anti-Semitic incidents. But what about tools for living a religious Jewish life? Well, there are apps for that, too. Whereas in the time before smartphones, observant Jews may have had to ask their rabbis certain…
(JTA) — President-elect Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, attended the Inauguration Day service Friday at St. John’s Episcopal Church, a tradition that goes back to 1933. The live video showed the Trumps shaking hands with the pastor and entering the church, followed immediately by his daughter Ivanka and her husband, Jared Kushner. No big deal,…
When I met my husband, I still believed in God. That was more than ten years ago, when I had the notion that I could fit in to Orthodoxy.
Religious Jewish teens are far less likely to attempt suicide than their secular Jewish counterparts, a new study finds.
For newlywed Simi Lichtman, Shabbat feels like an opportunity for couples to spend time creating their ideal relationship. ‘Life is simpler on Shabbat, and so is our relationship,’ she says.
Observant career women face a special challenge in balancing work with the demands of home. Unfortunately, Judaism has not yet lightened the burden on them.
Miriam Rosenbaum is the first Orthodox woman to win a Rhodes Scholarship. Devout and modest, the Princeton senior quietly hopes to be a role model for Jewish girls.