How to Host an Anarchy Seder

March 31, 2015
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How to Host an Anarchy Seder

Many a Passover seder leader finds herself pulled between the opposing poles of structure and chaos. One method of finding that balance: the anarchy seder. At anarchy seders, like the one Rabbi Susan Elizabeth Lippe holds at her Austin, Texas home every year, participants are encouraged to embrace the chaos.…

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If Your Cantor Were a Rock Star He Would Sound Like This

March 30, 2015
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If you ask Brooklyn-based musician Yoshie Fruchter, the great cantors of the 20th century –Yossele…

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Catch the Steamy Romance Atop Masada, on a TV Near You

March 27, 2015
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Premiering next week on CBS, The Dovekeepers, based on the bestselling Alice Hoffman novel of…

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Shvitzing With the Jews in a Ukrainian Bathhouse

March 26, 2015
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Quiet in Odessa

In a chaotic Ukraine, how do Jews see…

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Why Singapore’s Army Sang Israeli Songs

March 25, 2015
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Why Singapore’s Army Sang Israeli Songs

Who’s got Singapore’s back? For a tiny nation…

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Turkey’s Secret Jews

March 24, 2015
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Turkey's Secret Jews

When 17th-century heretic Sabbatai Zevi declared himself the…

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The Israeli Sisters Whose Music Video is Sweeping Across the Arab World

March 23, 2015
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The Yemeni Sisters Whose Video is Sweeping Across Israel and the Muslim World

On March 8, a music video uploaded to…

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See The Yiddish Paper Beloved by Polish Jewry Before the War

March 20, 2015
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Looking for news from the provinces? A husband?…

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Take a (Virtual) Trip to 19th-Century Jewish New Hampshire

March 19, 2015
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Many history lessons about the wave of Jewish…

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How a Chocolate Bar Drove Israeli Women from the Polls

March 18, 2015
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In the U.S., courting female voters involves plenty…

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The Jaw-Droppingly Gorgeous Haggadah You Probably Want Right Now

March 17, 2015
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The Gorgeous Newfangled Haggadah You Probably Want Right Now

Asufa is an Israeli design collective. Each year,…

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A New Guide to the Secret Meaning of Jewish Words

March 16, 2015
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The Jewish English Lexicon

What do Jews speak? The answer isn’t exactly simple.…

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