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The Bedouin Dilemma

Abu-Quian Family in front of their home

Struggles over land & identity are at the heart of growing tensions between the Israeli government & its once-nomadic citizens. Read More »

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: “The Notorious RBG”

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Appointed by President Bill Clinton in 1993, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was the second woman to join the Supreme Court, after Sandra Day O’Connor, and the first Jewish woman. Read More »

From Pickles to Salmon, the Joys of Kosher-Style

The nostalgic tale of "kosher-style" foods Read More »

Jewish Word | Tsuris

Nobody Knows the Tsuris I’ve Seen… “Nobody knows the trouble I’ve seen,” laments an African-American spiritual. In Yiddish, this feeling is encapsulated by the word tsuris—variously defined as troubles, worries, aggravation, woes, suffering, grief or heartache. In other words, “tsuris is what nudniks have and are only too willing to share with others,” according to the Everyday Yiddish-English Dictionary. The ... Read More »

Is This The Golden Age of Jewish Baseball?

A new generation of high-caliber Jewish major league players—including four All-Stars­—takes the field. Plus exclusive profiles of Ryan Braun, Craig Breslow, Ike Davis, Danny Valencia and Kevin Youkilis. Read More »

Top ten non-Jews often misidentified as Jews

Bruce, Ethel, Rupert and Ringo—Jews? Read More »

Is There Life After Death? Jewish Thinking on the Afterlife

Dying by Alex Grey

Ask Jews what happens after death, and many will respond that the Jewish tradition doesn’t say or doesn’t care. But not so fast. When Moment asked an array of prominent Jewish thinkers, artists, writers and other doers to tell us what they think they’re headed for, the range was extraordinary. Read More »