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Finding Encouragement in MLK’s Words—And America’s Changing Demographics

My mixed-race daughter will be part of the nonwhite majority of American youth, which is cause for both celebration and fear.

Southern & Jewish

Making Wine Latkes with Grandma

Yes, "wine latkes" - and no, I cannot share the recipe

Rabbis Without Borders

A Letter to My Mom

Grief is a funny thing. You never know when it’ll hit you or how poignantly you may feel it at ...

Colombia-Raised Entrepreneur Brings Latin American Judaica to Etsy

Co-founder of Ikku craft store empowers Colombian and Guatemalan artisans who have been victims of violence.

Go Someplace Else – Our Clinic is Only for Us!

The phone rang early in the morning, just a few minutes after I had gotten out of bed. It was ...

Meaningful Resolutions: On Living a “Long” Life

An important reminder from a Southern Jewish student

8 TV Chanukah Specials, Ranked

A little pop culture parsing for your Festival of Lights

Mrs. Maisel’s Oklahoma Roots: Plausible, or Preposterous?

A Southern Jewish Historian weighs in on the recent Marvelous plotline

Greek Jewish Hanukkah Is Not A Paradox

Celebrating Hanukkah with unique Greek Jewish customs

Who Black Hebrew Israelites Are—And Who They Are Not

While many, if not most, Israelite or Hebrew adherents have not had a halachic conversion, it’s not so easy to dismiss them as “not real Jews.”

Jewish Journeys in my Journal

Sometimes a new chapter can mean... a new chapter

Mumbai Synagogue Granted UNESCO Award

Second oldest synagogue in India has been restored to its original grandeur

A Jewish Lesson on Basketball and Envy

On a long-distance drive with my son, I was listening to the podcast, Hidden Brain. What piqued my interest in ...

How My Bukharian Jewish Community Celebrates Hanukkah

Professor and tour guide in New York shares history and recipe for Hannukah cookies.