The Negotiation


Keep On Loving Them

Why do we need to be told that Esau got up and left after selling his birthright to his younger brother Jacob?

Chief Editor's Blog

When a Black, Non-Jewish Woman Visited a Jewish Website

How to Make Israeli Shakshuka

A classic Middle Eastern dish with spiced stewed tomatoes topped with poached eggs.

Jewish Geography

The Jews of Oz: A History of the Australian Jewish Community

How did Jews get to Australia?

Toldot 5783: Thanksgiving and the Jews

Celebrate Sigd: An Ancient Ethiopian Jewish Holiday

It’s time to try some Injera and Doro Wat, here’s why.


An easier way to make the Ethiopian flatbread.

Attitude of Gratitude: It Is Good To Give Thanks

How to live a meaningful and spiritual life.


Jewish Geography

5 Surprising Differences Between Ashkenazi & Sephardic Jews

Although there are many differences between these groups such as the languages they speak, the foods they eat, or even the Jewish customs and traditions they keep, they all share the core connection of Judaism and are a part of one peoplehood.

Holocaust Survivor and Hogan’s Heroes Star

The actor Robert Clary, 96, has died. Here is his harrowing story.

4 Important Insights I Learned About Marriage — The Hard Way

Little actions numerous times a day make the difference.

People Love Dead Jews: Exclusive Interview with Award-Winning Author Dara Horn

The provocative scholar’s views on Kanye, effective responses to antisemitism, and being Jewish in a non-Jewish world.

Due to Antisemitism, Lizzy Savetsky Leaves Real Housewives of New York

From the moment it was officially announced that she would be a cast member, she has faced a torrent of antisemitic comments.

Naturally Fermented Sauerkraut

Join the fermentation revival and make your own.

This Doctor Saved Tens of Millions of Lives, Yet Few Know his Name

The amazing story of Dr. Maurice Hilleman, the father of modern vaccines.

Pumpkin Challah Shaped Like Pumpkins

Looks like a pumpkin, tastes like a pumpkin, but it’s challah!

Cinnamon American Rugelach

How to make rugelach like your NY Jewish bakery.

Is Rugleach The Jewish Croissant?

A story of an old-world pastry with new-world flavors, and plenty of twists.

Chocolate Israeli Style Rugelach

This yeast based cookie is a staple in Israel.

Confronting Antisemitism: Some Questions and Concerns

Whether you found Dave Chapelle's monologue amusing or offensive, one thing is clear: we must respond thoughtfully and effectively to antisemitism.


The Speed of Time

Why is it that time seems to go faster the older we get?

Beyond Thanksgiving: Gratitude at the Shabbat Table

How to practice gratitude as a family.

Christmas Music in a Kosher Bakery

Thomas Jefferson argued that when it comes to religion, “Divided we stand, united we fall.”

Dave Chappelle's Monologue Wasn't Antisemitic

And I thought his monologue was funny.

Thanksgiving Recipes With a Jewish Twist

Giving Thanks For The Recipes Of Our People

Chayei Sarah 5783: Grandchildren: God’s Compensation for Getting Old

Sarah’s Sudden Death and the Power of Words

Chief Editor's Blog

Dave Chappelle’s Pernicious Antisemitism

The comedian is far too smart to be as crude as Kanye, and that’s what makes his offensive jokes more damaging and dangerous.

The Existential Blues

Can you be too smart for your own good?

Crawling Towards God

An encounter with the Unknowables: faith, prayer, and a Force beyond the self.

Homemade Sachlav

The Hot Israeli Beverage To Add To Your Thanksgiving Table.

Remembering Sir Evelyn de Rothschild

The banking family’s patriarch has died at age 91.

Sara Yoheved Rigler

Why is France’s Most Popular Jewish Comedian Converting to Catholicism?

And why he doesn’t have to.

Mayim Bialik: Six Questions

Six incredible things you never knew about her.

5 Connections between Judaism and Thanksgiving

Does Thanksgiving have a Jewish lens after all?

Challah Stuffing

A tasty connection between Jewish life and Thanksgiving.

Three Jewish American Fighting Heroes

Three remarkable Jewish servicemen who displayed extraordinary bravery in battle.

CBS’ “Amazing Race” Twins Talk About Their Jewish Upbringing –and Share Their Favorite Foods

Newly reunited Asian Jewish twins are competing for the $1 Million prize.

Six Facts About Challah

Surprising ways that challah connects us with Jewish history.

Why Being Too Busy Isn’t Healthy

Hectic busyness has become the symbol of achievement. It isn’t.

Montana Tucker is Bringing Holocaust Education to TikTok and Instagram

With over 11 million followers, she’s doing what no social media influencer has done before.

How Important is Bread?

There’s a good reason Jews love bread so much.

How Jews Invented Pita

4 Fun Facts.

Homemade Pita

How to make pita with a pocket at home.


At The Heights Of The Universe

God gave us an enormous power: Our every action can send positive energy to the heights of the Universe, and from there that energy descends to this world to heal and to bless.

Vayeira 5783: Three Years Later

Growing Up in the Shadow of the Holocaust

Annette Liebeskind Berkovitz teaches us how to fight antisemitism today.

Righteous Doctors During the Holocaust

As doctors, Kurt and Ella Lingens valued human life. During the Holocaust, they went far beyond that ideal.

Rabbi Benjamin Blech

How to Overcome Burnout

A record number of Americans voluntarily left their jobs. The rationale most often given: burnout.



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