Sept. 3, 2013A worker removes notes from the cracks of the Western Wall. Workers cleaned out the cracks Sunday and … Continued
I commemorate this time of year partly due to my Jewish tradition, but also because I want to help change that tradition into a more godless one.
Oded Balilty AP An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man holds a chicken during the Kaparot ritual, in which it is believed that … Continued
REUTERS Jewish worshippers pray at the Western Wall, Judaism’s holiest prayer site, in Jerusalem’s Old City Sept. 16, 2012, ahead … Continued
As a child, one of my favorite pleasures each week was going to synagogue with my parents. At the end … Continued
AP Todd Akin speaks in Jefferson City, Mo., on Aug. 10. Missouri Rep. Todd Akin has vowed to stay in … Continued
One of four new years, Rosh Hashanah is the biggie — when we ask for forgiveness and start the next year with a clean slate.
Congress closes. Some schools close. Jewish friends are nicer than usual. What’s going on here?