Jewish Film, 1990-Present

A survey of recent American and International Jewish cinema.

Eating Matzah At the Seder

The bread of poverty has a rich history in Rabbinic literature.

Puppy Love and College

I recently made my first exploratory college visit with my high school aged son.  My initial reaction during the tour ...

Leviticus 22:26-23:44: Divinely Ordained Festivals

The Torah reading for the first two days of Sukkot

Eating Disorders in the Jewish Community

Anorexia and bulimia are amongst the most emotionally and physically devastating disorders affecting young Jewish women.

Sephardic, Ashkenazic, Mizrahi and Ethiopian Jews

The Jewish world is more ethnically and racially diverse than many people realize.

Giving Birth

Women have been creating new rituals that use traditional images and texts to reflect their experiences of childbirth.

Deuteronomy 14:22-16:17: Tithing, Sabbaticals and Pilgrimage

A connection between Sukkot and this "eighth day of assembly."

Israel’s Booming Alcohol Industry is So Much More Than Kosher Wine

There’s a lot of good stuff flowing in Israel today, and it’s not just milk and honey. The players in ...