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
Eli Valley’s goal with ‘Diaspora Boy’ is to energize a ‘besieged Jewish left’: ‘We’ve been told we’re self-haters and Jewishly ignorant, and my book says, enough of that shit’
And how he, in return, saved them is the subject of a new online documentary premiering August 15
Three stories of unconventional – if not necessarily un-Orthodox – love in honor of Tu B’Av
The Prophet Zechariah, for one, seems to think we should be celebrating the construction of the Second Temple, not mourning the loss of the first. But that was then.
Recent Israeli government decisions about egalitarian prayer at the Western Wall and conversions could harm donations – but only for some
Portuguese navigators documenting their voyages around Africa’s shores in the 15th century actually reveal how the Europeans saw the world – and the Jews
About 1,000 young Russians who attend Jewish studies in Chabad clubs were rewarded with a week-long European tour. As well as visiting tourist sites and learning more about Judaism, several even came back engaged