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Although American Jews widely admired both George Washington and Thomas Jefferson, Lincoln was the first president to have extensive social contact with Jews in the U.S.
Like every Israeli parent, I have learned that the obligations of living in the Jewish state hit home hardest when kids graduate from high school.
The inability of society to talk openly and honestly about consensual sex makes it difficult to talk about nonconsensual sex, isolating us in our experiences.
Learn how Indonesia’s Jewish community – spread across six islands spanning nearly 3000 kilometers – recently tripled the number of Torahs available in the country.
The pioneers who built the State of Israel faced myriad challenges to create a self-sufficient society in a desert environment without easy access to food or water.
I recently reconnected with my rabbi from Brooklyn after I was reminded of what a lifeline she was to me and my family after disability entered our lives.
In college, being outdoors and celebrating the natural world was an important part of my spirituality, so I sought out hints that other Jews felt the same way.
Following World War II, many Jews were confined to displaced persons (DPs) camps in Allied-occupied countries. Among them were my parents and parents-in-law.
In my past life as a cantor in Los Angeles, I was always facilitating the concept of “Jewish time” for others. Here in Jerusalem, it just sort of happens on its own.
Learn how students in rural Maine created “Songs of Darkness and Hope,” a one-of-a-kind album of Holocaust music.
Here are some delicious new fillings for Purim hamantaschen!
Use objects you have at home to make a fun noisemaker.
So exactly how did Steve Cook find himself running successful, Jewishly influenced restaurants?
When Gabe Fuschillo became a bar mitzvah, it was the first bar mitzvah in his family in 100 years.
Daryl Messinger asked her audience to finish the sentence: "Because of the Reform Movement..." See what they had to say!
Whether you’re a member or a visitor, familiarity with synagogue etiquette will help you get the most from your experience.
You shall further instruct the Israelites to bring you clear oil of beaten olives for lighting, for kindling lamps regularly. - Exodus 27:20
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Our sacred texts force us to confront our tradition's long history of gender-based violence.
Temple Emanuel of Greensboro, N.C., has passed a congregational resolution on a contemporary issue.
Natalie Portman is far from the only Israeli-in-America success story. Meet 7 more!
My first Yiddish lesson didn't go well — but an unlikely friendship saved the day.
The artwork on this note card was created by 5768 WRJ Art Calendar artist Césan d’Ornellas Levine.
April showers bring May flowers; prepare with a WRJ umbrella—now on sale!