Hollow Land

Zohar Atkins shares a few poetic excerpts in honor of Tishah be-Av

No Ideas But In Things: A Review of “Jerusalem” at the Metropolitan Museum of...

Sarah Rindner with a review of the Met's latest exhibit, "Jerusalem."

Saiman’s Halakhah: Rabbinic Law as Culture

Suzanne Last Stone reviews Chaim Saiman's Halakhah: The Rabbinic Idea of Law.

Shylock: An Unlikely Jew Named Jacob

Victor M. Erlich offers insight into an infamous Shakespearean character.
Pharisees

A Game by Any Other Name

Todd Berman warns of antisemitism in strange places.

The Source of Faith is Faith Alone

Rabbi David Wolkenfeld explores the meaning of faith in this review of Rabbi Chaim Jachter's Reason to Believe

Blackbirds

Zohar Atkins weighs in on contemporary anti-Semitism “culture wars” through the unique lens of poetry.

Hilkhot Nashim: A Cautious Revolution 

Gila Bieler-Hoch reviews Hilkhot Nashim, published by JOFA and Maggid Books.

When Elijah’s Mantle Fell: The Judaism of Leonard Cohen

The Yom Kippur War was a defining moment in the life of poet Leonard Cohen, a moment when his entire spiritual destiny hung in the balance. Bezalel Naor on Cohen's priestly imagination.

93Queen: The New Eishes Hayil, Woman of Valor

Naamit Sturm Nagel reviews 93Queen, a documentary about Judge Ruchie Frier and the Hasidic women's ambulance corps that she founded.

EDITOR PICKS