MJL Staff


Articles by MJL Staff

8 Jewish Prayers You’ve Never Heard Of

Most Jewish prayers are recited at regular intervals or on specific occasions, but a few are said in circumstances that are anything but routine.

Top 10 Pop Culture Jewish Prayer Moments

From Gene Wilder to Larry David, we round up our favorite examples of Jewish prayers in film and TV.

Seeding New Jewish Rituals on an Organic Farm

Oliver Levis and his family take a DIY approach to crafting their own unique Jewish community in rural Vermont.

Jewish Surfing Pro Finds Purpose After Tragedy

Shaun Tomson was one of the best professional surfers in the world, but switched gears after the sudden death of his son.

Making Kosher Wine On His Own

Benyamin Cantz runs a tiny kosher winery on three acres in the mountains outside Santa Cruz.

Ethiopian Israeli Fights Racism With Laughter

Comedian Shlomo Shmuel's routines deal with the stereotyping Ethiopians encountered in their efforts to assimilate into Israeli society.

What It Means To Be A Jewish Priestess

Jewish educator, songwriter and sacred drummer Shoshana Jedwab trains female spiritual leaders by harnessing the power of rhythm

How to Create a Vegan Seder Plate

Two small substitutions are all that is required to turn the traditional seder plate vegan.

Rules for Passover

From avoiding leavened products to the Fast of the First Born, here's your cheat sheet of Passover practices.

Is Soda Kosher for Passover?

Soda is not one of the forbidden grains, but there are still concerns about consuming it on the holiday.