A review of the Jewish satirist's long career in fiction.
In the 1970s, literary critics predicted the demise of the Jewish American novel. A talented group of novelists proved them wrong.
Martin Buber and Abraham Joshua Heschel stressed the human encounter with God.
Written in 933, The Book of Beliefs and Opinions provided rational analysis of God and Judaism, setting a precedent for medieval philosophers.
Like many medieval Jewish thinkers, Maimonides formulated his own proofs for the existence of God.
Two interpretations of a word illustrate different understandings of punishments listed in Parashat Bechukotai.
The laws of the Sabbatical year inspire us to sanctify space, time, and our behaviors towards each other.
The commandment to proclaim the festivals includes concepts of communal responsibility and imitating God.
Charity is rooted in our understanding that those who need our help are indeed our brothers.
Nice place to visit, wouldn't want to live there.
An examination of the renewed interest in adult Jewish learning.
The post-war politics of American Jews were shaped more by Jewish experience than Jewish tradition.