Pilgrims arrived at Tunisia's Ghriba synagogue expressing hope that this year would mark a turning point for the ritual despite a rise in Islamist unrest since the 2011 revolution.
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Science has finally provided evidence of what Jewish 'Star Wars' fans long suspected: Yoda is a Jew — or at least he speaks like one.
With potluck repasts, overnight activities, out-of-the-box venues and other innovations, 'cookie-cutter' weddings are now a thing of the past.
A closer look reveals that Jared Kushner and Marc Mezvinsky have more in common than just being U.S. presidential candidate sons-in-law.
Winning awards while poking fun at politicians and popular TV shows is all in a day’s work to Zoom Rockman, 15, who’s been publishing his own comic for seven years.
Kathryn Hahn had only limited contact with the Jewish world growing up.
Many Lower East Side houses of worship are striking deals with developers, relinquishing their air rights or selling their buildings entirely for demolition.
Assailed from both sides, many Jewish students at California universities say they're afraid to get involved in the increasingly heated debate over Israel.
Yad Vashem’s new online database details how the Nazis brought Jews to the camps. Among the stories to be found there: the train that conveyed the Freud sisters to Treblinka.
As wheat that has come into contact with water is considered leavened and thus unsuitable for Passover, wheat for shmura matza must be harvested on dry days.