Tuesday , 3 May 2016
  • Talk of the Table // Parsley, Celery and Cilantro, Oh My!

    Talk of the Table // Parsley, Celery and Cilantro, Oh My!

    The Passover seder is one of Judaism’s most simultaneously stable and mutable traditions: There are universally agreed-upon aspects of the ritual (the four questions, the bitter herb, the four cups of wine), and yet there are many variations ...

  • Opinion // It’s Not Just That Hillary Is a Woman

    Opinion // It’s Not Just That Hillary Is a Woman

    And it’s not enough that Bernie is Jewish. by Letty Cottin Pogrebin  eople keep asking Jewish feminists like me which would excite us more, the first woman or the first Jew in the Oval Office. The answer is, it depends on which woman and which Jew. T...

  • Howard Jacobson Meets Shylock

    Howard Jacobson Meets Shylock

    The Man Booker award-winning British author gives The Merchant of Venice a new twist. And no, he doesn’t think Shakespeare was an anti-Semite. ...

  • An All-Women Symposium: The Missing XX-Factor

    An All-Women Symposium: The Missing XX-Factor

    1| What more could be done to achieve peace between Israelis and Palestinians? 2| What might women bring to the peace process if more were included? with Ruth Calderon, Tamara Cofman Wittes, Nadia Hijab, Naomi Chazan, Caroline Glick, Fania Oz-Salzber...

  • Jewish Word// Baal Teshuvah

    Jewish Word// Baal Teshuvah

    Religious seekers are as old as religion itself. But it wasn’t until mid-20th-century America that there was a full-fledged, organized movement of Jews who moved from less observant to more observant—and a name for them. Behold, the birth of the baal...

  • Visual Moment // Moshe Safdie

    Visual Moment // Moshe Safdie

    In 1967 a 29-year-old Israeli-born Canadian architect by the name of Moshe Safdie gained international recognition for his groundbreaking, visionary design for high-quality, affordable urban housing. ...