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Now on The Canteen

Hot ShoTz and Tefillahpalooza, Part Deux

August 18, 2014 2:01pm

Back in October, we tried something new at the day school half of my job: Tefillahpalooza. You can read the post I wrote about it on the Canteen. I...


Now on Jewish&

Maimonides' Home and My Grandmother's Song

August 26, 2014 9:00am

Ladino first cast its magic spell on me in childhood. It always struck me as a graceful, rolling language, one of emotion and longing, filled with...


Now on Keshet

Parashat Shoftim: Building a Just Society

August 25, 2014 10:03am

Jews read sections of the Torah each week, and these sections, known as parshiyot, inspire endless examination year after year. Each week we bring you...


Now on Kveller

I Was Juggling Too Much--So the Dog Had to...

August 26, 2014 4:24pm

After nearly a decade of practicing law, I embarked on a journey to become a writer, causing a 180-degree shift in my life. I had to juggle being ...


Now on Members of the Scribe

A Book and Its Translators

July 31, 2014 4:49pm

Informally, a three-way bargain was struck. For my part, I worked to persuade Szybalski, who ran a small foundation that gave grants for research ...


Now on Mixed Multitudes

We're hiring a Director of Audience Development

July 8, 2014 9:50am

As we announced a few months ago, MyJewishLearning, Inc. and JTA are merging. Now we're looking to hire a marketing professional to join our team as D...


Now on The Nosher

Bulgur Salad with Chicken, Roasted Corn and Tomatoes

August 26, 2014 7:00am

Earlier this spring I was reading through my copy of the cookbook Jerusalem and came across a recipe for bulgur-stuffed eggplant with raisins, pine nu...


Now on Rabbis Without Borders

Give Heed to the Bark/Meow/Cluck of the Shofar

August 27, 2014 9:00am

Apparently yesterday was "National Dog Day." I had not heard of National Dog Day before, but it was created 10 years ago as an effort to bring ...


Now on Southern & Jewish

Seek Stories, Not Stereotypes

August 26, 2014 12:00pm

Brandon, the photographer and author behind HONY, approaches total strangers, takes their photos, and asks questions that are often incredibly per...


Now on The Torch

The Shofar Is Calling; Will You Answer?

August 25, 2014 2:05pm

Each shofar has a unique undulating shape and trumpeting sound. The sound may be low and haunting or bold and jarring. But whatever its call, the shof...