July 2, 2009 9:08pm
Here are eight Jewish connections that help bring a Jewish spark to America’s day of independence, which this year falls on Shabbat.
June 7, 2009 11:22pm
On vacation, our eyes come alive with new signs of Jewish life in the streets, shops, even in the faces and speech patterns of fellow travelers, Edmon J. Rodman writes.
May 25, 2009 11:23pm
A new wave of Torah readers is coming online, literally. How do they do it? And shouldn’t you?
April 28, 2009 11:09pm
For Yom Ha’Atzmaut, as an act of re-envisionment, make your own Jewish flag and fly it — it’s your Jewishness waving at you.
March 29, 2009 5:40pm
What if the prophet stops by for the seder but never leaves?
March 27, 2009 9:02pm
For a different “different” night, introduce books, movies and TV shows that have engaged the popular imagination as a way to connect to the text.
February 18, 2009 10:46pm
iShpiel saves time and perfects the art of casting the perfect shpiel.
February 13, 2009 8:50pm
Valentine’s Day may not be Jewish, but a card with a “yasher koach” would be awfully nice right now for a community rocked by affinity scams, budget meltdowns and protest demonstrations.
February 3, 2009 2:21am
In California, who needs a market to celebrate the new year for trees? Assembling the foods for your seder is definitely doable and helps make connections to the mystics and your roots.
January 4, 2009 10:58pm
Perhaps a holiday inspired by the work of Martin Luther King will get Jews to follow the mitzvah most cited in the Torah — the need for awareness of and justice for the stranger.