Opinion | It’s Never Just About Anti-Semitism
I’ve worn a yarmulke in public every day of my adult life. While I can recall a few times when someone yelled at me or hurled an insult my way, these have generally been rare occurrences—except when I’m also holding my husband’s hand.
The Best Jewish Movies of 2019, Part Two
Some more great cinematic tales of Jews making sense of their relationship to the world—and the world, in turn, making sense of its relationship to Jews.
The New Mechitza
Israel’s publicly funded universities now offer gender-segregated programs to help the ultra-Orthodox earn degrees. But at what price?
DC’s Queer Jewish Community Celebrates Pride
“As a non-binary, queer Jew, we’re living our life kind of on the periphery, and navigating our identities on a daily basis.”
How Is Your Judaism Different From Your Parents’?
Moment asked millennial Jews, “How is your Judaism different from your parents’?” The young generation of the Jewish community looks diverse—and proud to be Jewish.
Should a Jewish Actor Play Batwoman?
In August, the CW announced that Australian actor Ruby Rose had been cast to play Batwoman in a new series based on the comic books. But some have criticized the casting choice on the basis that Rose is not Jewish.
What Do Memes Tell Us About Jewish Identity?
The plurality of Jewish meme pages reflects the plurality of perspectives on Judaism.
What American Jewish Children Learn About Israel
“Going to college and learning about the occupation for the first time made me reflect back on my 11 years of Jewish education with sadness and anger, realizing that our Israel education had been misleading and one-sided.”
Interview | Lisa Pleskow Kassow: Director, Trinity College Hillel and Senior Associate Chaplain for Jewish Life
It’s the 70th anniversary of Trinity College Hillel. How has the college changed since you started almost 17 years ago?