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After Montana rabbi retired, a life in politics began

5 hours 51 min ago
Rabbi Ed Stafman was looking for a way to stay active in the community, so he ran for the state legislature — and won.

How can a society apologize?

Wed, 2021-01-27 22:20
A Rabbi Asks Whether America Can Bridge ‘the Sea of Society and the River of Time’ to Atone for Its Sins

Watch out, Hamilton. Janet Yellen’s coming for your hip-hop cred

Wed, 2021-01-27 20:18
“Who’s Yellen Now?” is a fitting ode to the first female Secretary of the Treasury.

Poland is planning a Museum of the Warsaw Ghetto. As sons of survivors, we object.

Wed, 2021-01-27 20:13
Those in charge of the museum know it only from the outside, through the prism of Polish political agendas.

Black Jewish partnership in the age of Black Lives Matter

Wed, 2021-01-27 19:35
Supporting BLM does not mean signing on to every aspect of the movement; it means standing with the Torah’s teaching that all humans matter.

For Mozart’s 265th birthday, remembering his great Jewish collaborator

Wed, 2021-01-27 19:00
Lorenzo da Ponte — a Jewish-born Venetian turned Roman Catholic priest (and playboy) — had a lot in common with Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

Holocaust survivors are now receiving their first doses of the vaccine — and fame

Wed, 2021-01-27 18:30
Lily Ebert, at age 97, and Debra Winant at 101, have every intention of surviving the pandemic too.

If you can guess how HBO’s ‘Possessions’ ends, I’m scared of you

Wed, 2021-01-27 18:22
I’m reasonably confident you won’t be quick to solve the murder mystery at the heart of “Possessions.” If you do, I’m worried about you.

My grandfather survived Auschwitz — and spends his life spreading kindness

Wed, 2021-01-27 17:04
Today, on Holocaust Remembrance Day, it’s imperative to step into the past as a way to process the present.

Rabbi Jonathan Sacks’ final book wins big at National Jewish Book Awards

Wed, 2021-01-27 16:45
Read our coverage of winners and finalists.

A crocheted Bernie doll, complete with mittens, racked up $40,000 for charity

Wed, 2021-01-27 16:44
The doll was initially posted on eBay by its creator with a starting bid of 99 cents.

Jonathan Sacks’ final book, dozens of others win 2020 National Jewish Book Awards

Wed, 2021-01-27 15:00
Among the dozens of other new books drawing top honors was Rabbi Art Green’s “Judaism for the World: Reflections on God, Life, and Love.”

How a penniless immigrant named Igor skyrocketed to Broadway and Hollywood fame

Wed, 2021-01-27 12:52
Mark Harris’ biography ‘Mike Nichols: A Life’ describes its subject’s challenges, anxieties, and many, many successes.

I’m a Jewish DACA recipient. Joe Biden has already changed my life.

Wed, 2021-01-27 10:56
My life has been defined by migration and the laws associated with it since I arrived here from Caracas, Venezuela, at the age of 6.