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Watch a scene from Jewish Plays Project winner

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https://vimeo.com/410255432 Playwright Jennie Berman Eng, of Alexandria, was the Jewish Plays Project winner for her "A Moving Picture." The play explores truth and facts as...

8 incredible Israeli shows you may not have heard of

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By Brandon Schuster It’s no secret that for more than a decade now, Hollywood has turned toward Israel to look for new show formats that...

Reading into Charles Rammelkamp

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At 68, Charles Rammelkamp recently published his book of poems, “Catastroika.” The Baltimore writer had always been a fan of good literature. In college, he...

Nation and World

Adin Steinsaltz made the Talmud more accessible

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  By Ben Harris Rabbi Adin Even-Israel Steinsaltz, the acclaimed scholar whose landmark translation of the Talmud enabled a vast readership to access one of Judaism’s...

Retooled approach for special-ed students brings surprising results during distancing era

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Sponsored By Eric Berger When Racheli Friedbauer, now 11, was enrolled four years ago in a Jewish special education program, it changed her life. Due to a...

With refugees hit doubly hard by the pandemic, Jewish groups step up aid efforts

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Sponsored By Michele Chabin Nearly 80 million people around the world are refugees, asylum seekers, or internally displaced. Already marginalized and at elevated risk of malnutrition, disease...

Food and Dining

Israeli foodies’ new normal

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By Karen Chernick TEL AVIV — The reservations were rolling in, and Inbal Baum was preparing for her busiest summer yet of food tours through...

Icelandic Jewish cookies: A dessert with a fascinating story to tell

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  By Rachel Ringler You’ve heard of the wandering Jew, but have you heard of the wandering Jewish cookie? As Jews move from country to country, they...

Shwarma chicken kebabs: Perfectly spiced, quick to make and oh-so-juicy

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By Chaya Rappoport If you think chicken kebabs sound boring, I don’t blame you. Usually they are. And dry. But not this recipe. This recipe pays...