Contemporary Judaism

Jewish Year in Review: 2006

Four stories that mattered--and three that might have.

Canadian Jewry

Canada's multicultural society has shaped its Jewish community.

Non-Denominational & Post-Denominational

Beyond the major movements--two tendencies in American Jewry.

How to Choose a Hebrew School

Making the right decision for your family and your life

Jewish Republicans

Hints of change in Jewish voting trends.

Jewish Democrats

For nearly a century, one party has captured the vast majority of Jewish votes.

The Chabad Rebbe’s Yahrtzeit: The Third of Tammuz

Remembering the death of the Lubavitcher Rebbe

Mel Gibson’s Passion and the Jews

The Mel Gibson film disturbed this writer--but offers the opportunity for greater interfaith understanding.

Jews in South Africa

The health and state of this Jewish community presents a complex picture.