Thanksgivukkah is a way of being out, loud, and proud—We’re here! We’re Jewish! We eat turkey AND latkes!—but can Jews ever compete with the juggernaut of Christmas?Read More
Israel celebrates its second annual anti-immigrant rally.Read More
There was a time when it seemed like progress for Catholics and Jews to be folded into Protestant America and frequently referred to as a single entity. For most, that time has passed.Read More
Come donkey, it’s time to pray.Read More
All religions have such seasons—it’s a time to take stock.Read More
RD would never have built a KKK snowman. Not ever.Read More
One for each night, from that box of flick’ring light.
A goyish writer wrestles with the anti-imperial themes of Hanukkah and the discomfiting questions it raises for citizens of the American empire. Might an empire be a force for good? Is “force for good” an oxymoron? And finally: how does a Roman manage, in practical terms, to say no to Rome?Read More