Fill the Void is a Stunning Israeli Film

This year's must-see film from Israel was directed by Rama Burshtein, a member of the ultra-Orthodox community.

By |July 17th, 2013|Categories: Arts & Culture|Tags: , , |

How to dip into the New American Haggadah

User-friendly or clunky? A Seattle rabbi weighs in on the Foer/Englander blockbuster.

By |May 5th, 2012|Categories: Global Judaism|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

How square is the hipster haggadah?

The New American Haggadah is a literary sensation, but is it a useful ritual guide?

By |April 4th, 2012|Categories: Global Judaism|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Israel’s Rosa Parks Moment

A discussion of the recent debates on gender and the role of religion in Israeli politics.

By |February 8th, 2012|Categories: Israel & Hebrew Studies|Tags: , , , , , |

Israeli Pop Music Trends

A look at a relatively new phenomena — popular Israeli artists singing songs with religious themes and content

By |October 31st, 2011|Categories: Israel & Hebrew Studies|Tags: , , , |