What does “being Jewish” mean to you?
My new friend wondered if I could be a good Jewish role model to her and this is my answer. I could be one of the good people you surround yourself with; in fact I’d be honored to be. But I think what’s way more important, is to trust yourself to be the role model you’re searching for. You know what lights your (Jewish) heart. Live it.
I turn heads. I say this with no small amount of modesty, but I know it to be true. It’s not my bold fashion choices or the streaks of blue and green in my hair that cause people to stare. No, the thing about me that draws the most attention is my kippah.
The Wandering Jew is in Mexico, where he tried to celebrate Shabbat, but got denied.
Tent is three different workshops in three different cities this summer focusing on comedy, creative writing, and theater. Tent is for twenty-somethings interested in ways of being Jewish beyond religion and politics.
TC Jewfolk’s column for questions you were afraid to ask in Hebrew school. Today’s question for Rabbi Zalman? Wait, so we get a Jewish Valentine’s Day? Tell me more! Says “Jewish Love Child.”
Last Wednesday night, in the middle of a blazing heat wave, a quarter of a million people flocked to the funeral of Rabbi Yosef Shalom Elyashiv. Who was he, and why was this 102-year-old so revered?
“You can ask me anything,” the Israeli cabbie said. But I didn’t want to talk. You know why? Because everyone else in this country is doing such a good job of it already.
From Tsfat to the Kotel: A reflection on our survival, in preparation for Hebron, Bethlehem, another Jerusalem and the future of Israel.
TC Jewfolk interviews Michael Levin, the MOT star of Illusion Theater’s “What’s the Word For?”, which opened this past weekend. Plus an opportunity for you to win free tickets to the show.