In April of last year, Brandeis University offered Ayaan Hirsi Ali an honorary degree for her tireless campaigning for women’s rights in the Muslim world....

On the first day of April, Yetta Mandelbaum of Boca Raton calls her son Howard, a freelance software designer in Seattle. “I just wanted to...

Bagels and lox are among the most famous elements of American Jewish culture. According to Leo Rosten, author of The Joys of Yiddish, the bagel...

When the curtain opens on Sophocles’s Antigone, Thebes is reeling from a fratricidal war. The rivals for the crown have killed each other in battle,...

To the Editor: Kudos to Tevi Troy for describing how leftist Jews “superimpose” their political beliefs onto Jewish festivals such as Tu B’Shvat [“I Think That...

Leaving the Jewish Fold: Conversion and Radical Assimilation in Modern Jewish HistoryBy Todd EndelmanPrinceton, 425 pages There are many Jewish sociologists, fewer sociologists of the Jews,...

At every synagogue, the month of Elul at the end of summer is exhausting for the leadership of the congregation and for the rabbi—as it...

Mendelson was a devout man—went to every service, prayed every prayer, said every blessing required of him. But he could not make a go of...