This week in Germany, former SS guard Oskar Groning is on trial for his role in Auschwitz more than 70 years ago. The 93 year old said ...
What is the Future of Religious Freedom in the United States?
We talk to some of the “rock stars” of First Amendment scholarship: Marci Hamilton, Charles Haynes, Douglas Laycock, David Saperstein, Marc Stern, Jeffrey Toobin, Asma Uddin and others to explore contested issues—from contraception to sharia—and shed light on what they think will happen next.
Michael Pollan: High Priest of American Food
Michael Pollan, the poster boy of America’s “new food” movement, talks about the role his Jewish upbringing plays in his approach to food, his disagreements with Leviticus and how cooking for yourself is the key to healthy eating and changing the world.
Vegan Cooking: Deliciously Metaphysical
Vegan food: A metaphysical delight!
The Madeleine Effect
Madeleine Albright became secretary of state in 1997. Condoleezza Rice and Hillary Clinton followed. Has foreign policy become women’s...
Mayim Bialik Goes Vegan
Mayim Bialik is speaking out about the benefits of a meat-free diet in a new ad for PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals)....
Debating War With Iran
As Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad visits New York this week for the UN General Assembly, the question of Iran and what the Unite...
The Jewish Presidential Candidate You Don’t Know
You won’t see her in the debates, but the Green Party’s Jill Stein has a lot to say
The New Religious Intolerance: An Interview with Martha Nussbaum
By Caitlin Yoshiko Kandil From Switzerland’s ban on minarets, to France’s ban on headscarves, and the controversy that raged over Pa...
Election 2012: The Jewish Vote
By Monika Wysocki For the past two decades, Jews have been a strong Democratic constituency; the party has consistently been able to r...