Orthodoxy’s Power

What is it about Orthodoxy that has kept it alive in a marketplace of beliefs?

The Good Wife: Hurry Up and Wait

Matthue Roth worked on the set of the new CBS drama The Good Wife as an extra, and first blogged ...

Goldie Goldbloom Talks POWs, Hasidic Jews, and Hot Italians: The Toads’ Museum Interview

Goldie Goldbloom‘s first novel, Toads’ Museum of Freaks and Wonders, comes out in February after having won the AWP Prize, ...

Intermarriage and the American Jewish Community

Once taboo, "marrying out" is now commonplace and — outside Orthodoxy — widely accepted.

Rachel Shukert, Zionist Secret Agent

On Monday, Rachel Shukert blogged about Mad Men, Lenny Bruce style. Below is her satirical short fiction response to some ...

Micah the Prophet

Micah spoke out against the oppression of the people by both spiritual and secular leaders.

Will We Let Purim Make Peace Impossible?

The joyous, sometimes boisterous, holiday of Purim is approaching. Twice during the holiday, Jews will publicly read the Book of ...

ROI 120 Roundup: Initial Reactions

For those of you who don’t know, I wasn’t flown to Israel to perform at a comedy club in Jerusalem. ...

Shabbat and Meditation: Just Be It

How mindfulness can deepen your Shabbat experience — and vice versa

Ariel Sharon

From military hawk to political pragmatist