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My Summer at the Odessa Museum of Jewish History

My Summer at the Odessa Museum of Jewish History
By June 25, 2012

An American Jew spends the summer in Odessa, hoping to get a taste of the city’s 20th-century revivalist spirit Read More

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Kosher Salt: Soliciting Judaism on the Street

Kosher Salt: Soliciting Judaism on the Street
By June 22, 2012

Navigating past Super Jews and Greenpeace representatives on the way to class Read More

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J-Dating in the Dark

J-Dating in the Dark
By June 21, 2012

A Jewish girl searches for love online, then spends all her time messaging friends who are also on Jdate Read More

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Not Your Bubbe’s Recipe: A Savory Cranberry Crunch

Not Your Bubbe’s Recipe: A Savory Cranberry Crunch
By June 20, 2012

A version of this kugel that actually belongs next to your meat and potatoes, but will also leave room for an appropriate dessert Read More

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Network Jews: Howard Wolowitz from The Big Bang Theory

Network Jews: Howard Wolowitz from The Big Bang Theory
By June 19, 2012

The nerdy, Vespa-driving, sex-obsessed engineer who still lives with his mother Read More

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Before Leaving for Israel, One Last Stop at the Electronics Store

Before Leaving for Israel, One Last Stop at the Electronics Store
By June 18, 2012

The familiar pre-trip rituals that symbolized the arrival of summer for one young girl Read More

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Culture Kvetch: The Campiness of Summer Camp, A Summer-Long Pageant

Culture Kvetch: The Campiness of Summer Camp, A Summer-Long Pageant
By June 13, 2012

With skits, chants, and drama, camp is the defining aesthetic of the Jewish summer camp experience Read More

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Detained at the Western Wall for Praying in a Tallit, One Woman Speaks Out

Detained at the Western Wall for Praying in a Tallit, One Woman Speaks Out
By May 25, 2012

One rabbinical student’s story of being detained by police this week for wearing a tallit while praying at the Western Wall Read More

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