A correspondence from the revived gulag.
A lesson from a heroic priest and the New York Times.
And what it has to do with Passover.
Joy or sorrow between Passover and Shavuot?
Yannai’s “It Came to Pass at Midnight.”
The “haggadah in a new dress.”
“As they sat in shul all those centuries ago, they could hear the Song of Songs, and feel hope for the final redemption.”
Imagining the first Passover.
“Take a living person and turn him into a book.”
Reflections on Israel’s political crisis.
American Jews’ two narratives of liberation.
A Jewish democracy activist joins us to talk about the oppression of the Uighurs in western China, and whether the Jewish experience has any survival strategies to offer.
The Jewish story of redemption doesn’t just involve enduring suffering, but actually imposes obligations.
One never hears Jews speak among themselves of Sukkot as the holiday of Booths, or of Rosh Hashanah as New Year’s Day. Why the difference?