Secular Judaism

Berl Katznelson’s defense of the Jewish calendar.

Aug. 10 2022 12:01AM

One of the 20th century’s greatest Jewish historians reflects on the Jewish predicament.

Yosef Hayim Yerushalmi
Nov. 10 2021 12:01AM

Ethical Culture’s new problems, and its old ones.

Judith Colp Rubin
Jan. 24 2020 12:01AM

A Jewish intellectual and a rabbi discuss the future of diaspora Jewry, the possibilities of secular Jewish culture, and the ways in which Israel has. . .

Hillel Halkin and Chaim Brovender
Sept. 18 2014 12:01AM

An exchange between the foremost philanthropic supporter of secular Jewish culture and the analyst of its decline.

July 16 2014 9:20PM

Non-Orthodox Jews know whom they look down on: namely, their Orthodox and especially their ultra-Orthodox brethren. Too many know little else.

Elissa Strauss
June 24 2014 12:01AM

Let me say it again: Jewish secular culture is too thin and open to support a real collective identity. So now what?

May 26 2014 8:04PM

James Loeffler’s essay, “The Death of Jewish Culture,” is a compelling tour de force, which is to say that it says something important and says it with style but also that, in the swoop and slash of its argument, it leaves out a fair amount.

May 21 2014 5:30PM