After years in which religious observance was on the rise, new studies show a global trend toward secularization. Maybe in Israel, too
Praying as usual, playing with death: Ultra-Orthodox Jews will shape the Jewish future. That’s why their response to coronavirus is our problem too
Prosecutors drop case after courts block use of video, but state attorney says no on should doubt what happened: Rich men 'lined up' to purchase sex
It was the affair that shocked Saint-Germain-des-Pres: French philosopher Raphael Enthoven left his wife, Justine Levy, for supermodel Carla Bruni – who was his father's lover at the time. His new 'autobiographical novel' only made things worse
Our bodies can handle 24 hours without food perfectly well, though our minds may find it taxing. There are ways to make it all easier.
After making a documentary about why the Jews left his own hometown, Kamal Hachkar is closing a circle with a new film about two Israeli musicians with Moroccan roots. Hachkar, who speaks Hebrew and is well-versed in Israeli politics, explains why he’s drawn to such stories
And if you can’t follow these simple suggestions, see Tip No. 11 - before you start the fast.
It is the holiest day in Judaism, yet its intent has markedly changed and its practice today is a far cry from the rites of ancient times
They say that all the kugel one ate in honor of Shabbat is weighed in heavenly court alongside one’s deeds and misdeeds
Mayor de Blasio claims 'outreach to community has been nonstop,' but Borough Park Orthodox community leader says reality has shown otherwise
Washington Post says president complained after speaking with Jewish lawmakers in article based on interviews with two dozen former and current White House officials
After long legal dispute over construction, the ceremonial will feature the names of more than 102,000 Jews, Roma and Sinti Holocaust victims
'It is important, when you are not of that community, to understand the different ways that bigotry shows up,' the congresswoman told the New York Times
Finland’s national police had sought to dissolve the right-wing Nordic Resistance Movement, known for being violent and openly racist
During the rally Trump also claimed he would prosecute liberal Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar
The idea that a Rosh Hashanah death is a mark of righteousness is much less explicit in traditional sources. Yet it appears to have wide currency
Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu, a state employee, who once said anyone who touches a Jew should be 'annihilated,' scolds ruling of ‘politically motivated court’
Leaked documents link the Russian oligarch to four companies that have donated generously to the Elad organization, which works to increase Jewish presence in E. Jerusalem ■ This report was written with the assistance of Shomrim, the Center for Media and Democracy
For many generations, narratives about the origin of life were divided into enemy camps. But perhaps it’s actually the same story, told in two languages?
Battle over replacing the feminist hero and Jewish icon likely to upend election campaign and could favor the candidate she once called a 'faker', Donald Trump
Filmmaker Julie Cohen on how she managed to gain access to the notoriously private Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s life, and why every American woman is standing on this diminutive Jewish woman’s shoulders
It took Toronto-born Nessa Rapoport 26 years to complete ‘Evening,’ her successor novel to the critically acclaimed ‘Preparing for Sabbath.’ That’s the price you pay for being a perfectionist, she says
Ginsburg, who died Friday at age 87, was a fearless fighter for women’s rights; Judaism was an important part of Ginsburg’s identity throughout her life
Israelis are grimly reaping the result of decades of Netanyahu’s divide and rule and incitement: We can no longer come together to fight the COVID-19 pandemic
About 2,000 ultra-Orthodox Jews traveled through Belarus in hope of celebrating Rosh Hashanah in the city of Uman, but couldn't reach their destination
Mayor committed to preserving stones used for construction of the market square during Nazis’ WWII assault
Weinstein, 68, is serving a 23-year prison term in New York state following his Feb. 24 conviction. He has appealed the conviction
Soros, 89, has donated billions of dollars of his personal wealth to liberal and anti-authoritarian causes around the world, making him a favored target among many on the right
This desert is too delicious to only eat on Jewish New Year
Israel's battle against the coronavirus seems like a lethal mix of mismanagement, chaos, the leadership's bad example and insufficient public cooperation
Former U.S. ambassador to Israel Daniel Shapiro also appeared on the digital broadcast, says Biden is a 'mensch' and that we need a president who can 'heal and inspire'
The president won’t hesitate to incite violence to hang on to power. And it’s the pro-Trump mob and militias, fueled by conspiracy theories dripping in hate, who will oblige him. I've never felt less safe in America
Republican candidate David Richter said that the ads were antisemitic and called on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who is aligned with the super PAC, to apologize
Lockdown decision was made under influence of shocking statistics about increase in infections ■ Some resources mobilized months ago still not utilized
On Rosh Hashanah call with American Jewish leaders, Trump says 'whatever you can do in terms of November 3 is going to be very important because if we don’t win, Israel is in big trouble'