I have always believed in the alchemy of letters
but never in their permanence.
Just look how the aleph was stripped of its
rightly earned place to begin the Torah
how the bet is sheltered —
Torah portion: Economic, moral and ritual choices
Gross’ release, and changes in diplomatic ties, signals new day for Cuban Jews
Norman Lear on race in America, Judaism, World War II and his bright future
Calendar: December 20 - January 2
Poem: Sticks and Stones
Letters to the editor: Barack Obama, Guy Davidi, happy Chanukah and more
Rage, tears and broken childhoods as Pakistan reels from massacre
Who is Alan Gross and what did he do?
October 16, 2013 | 1:33 pm
January 5, 2006 | 7:00 pm
While Madonna and other celebrities have made it fashionable in recent years to pursue Kabbalah, guitarist and composer Adam Del Monte has the musical sophistication and spiritual depth to explore Jewish mysticism beyond the trendy or superficial. In his new piece, "Kabbalistic...
June 23, 2005 | 8:00 pm
Life is a puzzle, don't you think? It's just not always that easy to put all the pieces together in order to see the big picture. But the more we practice, the better we get at it. So, here are a bunch of fun puzzles to get your juices going!
December 18, 2003 | 7:00 pm
Hey parents... Uneasy about plopping your toddlers on the sofa to watch a puffy purple dinosaur? Think they need more Jewish culture?
The founders of "OyBaby" say it's never too early to start teaching your kids -- 6 months and up -- about Yiddishkayt.
The "OyBaby" DVD/VHS and...
January 4, 2001 | 7:00 pm