(RNS) — In a modern Hasidic story, Melchizedek appears as an Uber driver in Pittsburgh.
Jeffrey Salkin: Martini Judaism
(RNS) — Sh’ma, the 40-year-old journal of Reform Jewish thought, utters Sh’ma, the deathbed prayer. Don’t mourn too much. It did its job.
(RNS) — How we deal with his death, and the postures that we bring to that death, shape the fate of our civilization and make it worthy of defense against the...
(RNS) — Jews' pesky determination to bring an ethical, spiritual vision to the world has made us a target since ancient times.
(RNS) — While, as Tom Petty sang, we don’t have to live like refugees, we do have to remember what it means to live like a refugee.
Religious professionals screw up in all sorts of ways. Forgive them.
It's not about how they hate us. It's about how God loves us. That is the lesson for Jews on Rosh Ha Shanah.
(RNS) — Note to Deadheads: There is a hidden link between Robert Hunter and Rosh Hashana.
Has Judaism become not cool for school?
The young women at Starbucks. The woman with the dusty windows....the stories that are part of my own personal Torah scroll.
Bibi got it wrong. "Our Boys" shows Israel in all its rich complexity.
Politically speaking, this has been the most dangerous week in American Jewish history.
(RNS) — We did not create Israel so that she could resemble a ghetto — physically, mentally and politically.
We thought that we had entered a new age. We were wrong -- but the music is still great.
Americans can learn from the Jews: turn inward, and ask hard questions.