Tuesday , 26 July 2016
  • Book Review // The Angel by Uri Bar-Joseph

    Book Review // The Angel by Uri Bar-Joseph

    Nine years have passed since the mysterious death of Ashraf Marwan, the senior Egyptian government official who volunteered to spy for Israel’s Mossad. Marwan remains at the center of a bitter controversy over why the October 1973 attack that launche...

  • Top Ten Jewish Podcasts

    Top Ten Jewish Podcasts

    If you don’t listen to a podcast (or eight), your coworker probably does—or your best friend, or your brother, or your grandma. Podcasts are the medium du jour, though the term itself—barely a decade old—is already a bit outdated. ...

  • Foods To Beat The Heat

    Foods To Beat The Heat

    Not all Jewish food is the heavy, hearty fare meant to sustain Eastern European ancestors through dark, cold winters. But Jews, of course, don’t come from just Eastern Europe—many come from hot-weather climates and have a culinary canon that suits th...

  • The Curious Case of Dorothy L. Sayers & the Jew Who Wasn’t There

    The Curious Case of Dorothy L. Sayers & the Jew Who Wasn’t There

    A devoted reader examines the‭ ‬odd relationship between the so-called queen of British detective fiction and her Jewish characters‭.‬ ...

  • Jewish Word // Bible

    Jewish Word // Bible

    When biblical scholar Elsie Stern lectures about the ancient world at the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College, the first thing she does is hold up a Bible and tell her students, “For most of the first 3,000 years that these words were around, if you...