June 7, 2005 9:00am
As a new survey shows that Me’ah, an intensive Jewish adult education program, is bearing fruit, the program is spreading from Boston across the country.
May 10, 2005 9:00am
A new biography of Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon is geared toward young adults.
April 21, 2005 9:00am
A team of art historians, working with historians, genealogists, architects and others, has created a model of a wooden Polish shul; they hope one day to recreate the real shul.
January 27, 2005 10:00am
Can you image an Orthodox Bar Mitzvah celebrated in the Arizona desert soon after the Civil War, with a guest list that includes Apache warriors, gun-slinging outlaws and a minyan imported from Tombstone? One Hollywood screenwriter, who is turning his att
January 18, 2005 10:00am
A U.S. program, a joint venture of the American Library Association and a Jewish group known as Nextbook, helps to promote knowledge of Jewish literature.
December 22, 2004 10:00am
After more than a month of debate, aldermen in the city of Somerville, Mass., voted unanimously against a proposal to divestment from Israel.
November 11, 2004 10:00am
In a Boston suburb, locals debate a resolution to divest the city’s retirement fund of its holdings in Israel Bonds.
October 10, 2004 9:00am
With the release of the kids version of “Walking the Bible,” author Bruce Feiler encourages a younger generation to travel the biblical world and treat the Bible as a living map and guide.
September 8, 2004 9:00am
They may not know who she is, but if a generation of young people has grown more comfortable expressing their views about God, they may want to thank author Sandy Eisenberg Sasso.
March 29, 2004 10:00am
A new Passover guide explains all the elements of the seder — from setting the seder plate to the four cups of wine and the full story of Passover — aiming to provide both a popular and a scholarly approach to the holiday that keeps readers en