The ancient Israelites, led by Judas Maccabeus, did vanquish the oppressor Antiochus – but Greek rule would only be shaken off 20 years later under Judas’ younger brother. A must-read before the holiday begins.
From anti-Semitic soccer fans to a Halloween costume and a train named after her, disparate headlines underscore interest in the famous Holocaust victim at a time of rising populism and anti-Semitism
From the designer Sukkah to the Sukkah in a truck, here are 10 of the best Sukkahs on Instagram
Puerto Rico is the only island in the Caribbean that has Orthodox, Conservative and Reform congregations — and the latter is growing in leaps and bounds
Much of today’s traditions originated with Babylonian worship, and you have to read this to believe how a calf’s head morphed into gefilte fish.
Video shared on social media shows teachers measuring students’ hair in a New Jersey school, while an Israeli school monitors the parents’ wardrobe
U.S. administration’s plan to cut foreign participation in work-exchange programs could bar Israeli counselors and deal a blow to Jewish summer camps across the U.S.
Jewish summer camps actually began as part of a larger trend in the late 19th century to get poor kids from the inner cities out into the fresh air of the countryside and to ‘Americanize’ them in the process