A new group called Kugel brings together the ‘multicultural bubble’ of New York’s Jewish scene.
Soccer fans enjoy a kosher meal at the Chabad Jewish community center in Samara, Russia.
If you've got the January blues, the new book from vegetarian author, Paola Gavin, will brighten up your dinner table.
Shabbat pilot program’s DIY vibe speaks to generation’s instincts.
When do you reflect? Unwind from the week at this communal, family-style meal held in recognition of the harvest.
Week after week, I light two small candles. I move behind my children and put one hand on each of their heads and I begin my prayer:
The first time I tasted a mojito, and I mean really tasted a mojito, I was in Havana with my family, and my dad had whisked me away to a local hotspot after a long, sweaty day of delivering humanitarian aid to those in need. This was the taste of Cuba I had heard so much about from my mother’s stories.
Boee Kala means, “Come my bride,” and this Piyut (Jewish liturgical poem) is sung traditionally on Shabbat evening as a way to prepare for and welcome Shabbat metaphorically, as we would welcome a bride to her wedding.
Take your child on a colorful adventure to share the many ways Jewish people celebrate Shabbat around the world. Shabbat Shalom!
Annika Hernroth-Rothstein is moved and humbled by her visit to a synagogue in the Iranian capital Tehran, where thousands of Jews still live and pray
It is an incredible act of hope, celebrating the week that has come and anticipating a week we are sure will follow. Shabbat after Shabbat, I have asked and prayed that my children be safe in the week to come.
Since I released my latest music video, "Boee Kala", many friends, fellow musicians, and community members have asked me questions regarding to the meaning of the song, its title, the choice of location for shooting the video as well as my personal connection to the text.
Whatever holiday you’re celebrating, put romance on the menu by taking some advice from everyone from Maimonides to Dr. Ruth
In 1805, a Jewish woman comes to America,kidnapped by pirates finding herself living among the Geechee people, who come from West Africa. Although her descendants no longer live as Jews, in each generation that follows, a daughter lights the Shabbat candles each Friday night in her memory.