Saturday , 13 February 2016
  • Talk of the Table // Babka

    Talk of the Table // Babka

    What is babka? The iconic Jewish treat is similar to—but not exactly synonymous with—coffee cake (which is lighter, fluffier and sweeter), and it’s not quite rugelach (which has a flaky cream cheese dough and is made without yeast). ...

  • Symposium // Is There a  “Jewish”  Way to  Parent?

    Symposium // Is There a “Jewish” Way to Parent?

    Jewish parenting has never been simple: The original dysfunctional families are found in the Hebrew Bible. But today parenting is more nuanced and complicated than ever. Moment speaks with a range of Jewish parents and experts to explore what role, i...

  • Vanished Jews of Hetta

    Vanished Jews of Hetta

    In the second place-winning story from the Moment Magazine-Karma Foundation Short Fiction Contest, a Manhattan publicist returns to his sleepy Southern hometown and attempts to revitalize its Jewish life. ...

  • The Evolution of David Brooks

    The Evolution of David Brooks

    David Brooks, that rare New York Times columnist equally criticized by liberals and conservatives alike, was born in Toronto, Canada. His father’s college teaching jobs brought the family to New York City and Philadelphia before Brooks headed off to ...

  • Opinion // An Israeli in Paris

    Opinion // An Israeli in Paris

    “So, you’re probably not coming...” my daughter said with a mixture of fear and resignation... ...

  • Summer is For People // Fiction

    Summer is For People // Fiction

    Lev returns from the park eager for breakfast. He pulls his chair across the tired linoleum and calls out, “Won’t you join me? Your show can wait.” He hates the way he sounds, like a grown man coaxing a cat from a tree... ...