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19 reasons why shiva is like a Phish concert

Thu, 2021-06-10 18:26
Reason #6: The tunes are familiar, you’ve heard them all your life, but the words feel strange in your mouth and you might flub a few.

Jewish groups press Biden to open a pathway to citizenship for undocumented migrants

Thu, 2021-06-10 17:54
Bend the Arc, a liberal social justice advocacy group, initiated the letter.

This rabbi wants the Jewish community more involved in boardroom battles for social justice

Thu, 2021-06-10 17:38
Kahn-Troster fights for social justice causes through a Jewish lens and enlists Jewish communities across the country in solidarity campaigns.

Israel becomes first to ban furs — but makes exception for shtreimels

Thu, 2021-06-10 17:25
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, which had long lobbied for the law, praised the move.

Vegan red velvet cupcakes for Loving Day

Thu, 2021-06-10 17:18
A scrumptious vegan red velvet cupcake recipe

Young Zionist Jews say they’re fighting antisemitism on social media. What are they accomplishing?

Thu, 2021-06-10 16:38
Combating what they call a deluge of online hate, these activists in their 20s and 30s are hoping to shape the conversation around anti-Zionism.

11 Jewish Democrats say grouping of Israel and the US with Hamas and the Taliban gives terrorists cover, call on Ilhan Omar to clarify

Thu, 2021-06-10 12:46
“Equating the United States and Israel to Hamas and the Taliban is as offensive as it is misguided,” said the statement released late Wednesday.

How the Jewish Labor Committee became the unsung heroes of World War II

Thu, 2021-06-10 09:00
One of the JLC’s major accomplishments was the rescue of about 1500 European intellectuals and labor or socialist leaders, most of them Jews.

Pittsburgh Judaism is undergoing a renaissance. Young queer Jews are leading it.

Thu, 2021-06-10 09:00
“When I’m exploring ritual with other queer people, there’s just this sense of comfort.”

The Secret Jewish History Of Judy Garland

Thu, 2021-06-10 04:01
Garland, who would have turned 99 this year, auditioned for MGM with the 1896 Yiddish song “Eli, Eli.”

What Washington can expect from the new government in Israel

Thu, 2021-06-10 02:38
‘Americans can expect a Prime Minister who thinks outside of the box and is a straight shooter,’ a Bennett ally said.

Why Jewish charities are now accepting Bitcoin

Wed, 2021-06-09 23:39
‘This is just one way that we can meet donors where they are,’ said one Jewish fundraiser.

LISTEN: 2NJB Podcast — Pro-Israel Influencer Rudy Rochman

Wed, 2021-06-09 19:59
LISTEN: 2NJB Podcast — Pro-Israel Influencer Rudy Rochman

Your Jewish guide to Pride 2021

Wed, 2021-06-09 19:00
We are officially in Pride Month, and this year, with the return of some in-person events, it feels particularly festive.

Journalist who vandalized Warsaw Ghetto wall is teaching British teachers about antisemitism

Wed, 2021-06-09 18:38
Ewa Jasiewicz, who spray-painted the slogan in Poland in 2010, has given three sessions titled “Understanding Antisemitism.”

The new film ‘Sublet’ explores the US-Israel identity divide from a queer lens

Wed, 2021-06-09 18:29
Exploring this cultural gap between Israelis and American Jews is new territory for Eytan Fox.

Does something Jewish flow through the ‘Spoon River Anthology?’

Wed, 2021-06-09 18:00
A law partner of Clarence Darrow, the poet Edgar Lee Masters was persistently occupied with Jewish history and lore.

1,000 year old intact chicken egg discovered in Israel – but cracked open while being examined

Wed, 2021-06-09 17:11
Chickens became a primary source of protein after eating pork was prohibited in the region.

‘Loki’ is Kafkaesque in a way we don’t usually see

Wed, 2021-06-09 16:57
Kafka would like it for this reason: it’s funny.