Pondering Historical Questions

Rabbi David Ellenson gives a broad historical overview on “How Modernity Changed Judaism�. (Institute for Global Jewish Affairs)

A memoir by Israel Eldad, the ideological father of Lehi, provides “a highly emotional account of his activities between 1938 and 1948�, and a fuller understanding of why the organization stood opposed to both the Irgun and the Haganah. (Jerusalem Post)

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To Mix or Not to Mix

Lessons on Genesis — from the Emmys and beyond.

Mujaderra Stuffed Kabocha Squash Recipe

A vegetarian entree perfect for autumn.

Why Jews Love Seltzer

The history of Jewish adoration for fizzy water.