Arts & Culture

An Orthodox Jew looks at Israel’s secular-Orthodox divide

Review “The Wondering Jew: Israel and the Search for Jewish Identity” by Micah Goodman. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press 2020. 190 pages. $30. Many religious...

‘Shtisel’ to leave Netflix in December

Netflix is scheduled to lose the streaming rights to seasons 1 and 2 of “Shtisel” in December, according to What’s on Netflix.com. Both seasons...

Ari Roth parts company with Mosaic Theater

Ari Roth, artistic director of Mosaic Theater Company of D.C., is leaving the theater that he founded in 2014. The announcement of Roth’s resignation came...

Nation and World

How did Jewish Americans vote?

By Ron Kampeas and Gabe Friedman It’s a Jewish ritual: Every four years after a presidential election, the question arises about how American Jews voted. “Check...

Anti-Semitic hate crimes rose by 14% in 2019, according to the FBI

  The number of anti-Semitic hate crimes increased significantly in 2019, according to the FBI, in a year that saw three lethal attacks against Jews. Anti-Semitic...

Saeb Erekat, long-time Palestinian peace negotiator, dies of coronavirus

  Saeb Erekat, the perpetually optimistic peace negotiator who forged close relationships with his Israeli counterparts and pressed until his final days for a two-state...

Food and Dining

This beety, beefy cabbage soup is perfect for quarantine

  By Crystal Rivera This comforting soup is a cross between a meaty borscht and my current obsession: caramelized cabbage. Both the flanken and cabbage lend...

Turkey enchiladas: Leftovers of Thanksgiving

  This meal came together as a result of an oversized roast chicken, but it occurs to me that this is the perfect way to...

An intimate Thanksgiving

By Linda Morel Although many families traditionally celebrate Thanksgiving with a crowd, this year the COVID-19 pandemic is likely to change all that. Downsizing will...