Ashkenazi

A Global Purim Menu and Identity Discussion Guide

Purim is all about the hiding. Esther hid her identity from King Ahashverosh. Haman hid his evil side from the ...

Will There Be One Jewish People?

I have been thinking a lot again recently about the correspondence between one of the great Orthodox luminaries of the ...

My Big Happy Greek-Ashkenazi Family

When I was in Israel this fall, I ended up going to a Sephardic synagogue one Shabbat morning, and served ...

The 70 Faces of Shavuot

According to Jewish tradition, the Torah has seventy “faces,” but is still one, unified Torah. On Shavuot, we celebrate the ...