Make a Reuben with Your Leftover Latkes This Hanukkah
Monty’s Deli in East London is famed for its salt beef sandwiches. But the latke Reuben with sauerkraut, coleslaw, and Emmental cheese is just as deserving of the spotlight.
Hot Cross Babka Might Be an Unholy Union, But It’s Delicious
London cafe The Good Egg has combined the traditional Jewish cake with Easter hot cross buns.
How Hungary's Anti-Semitic Far-Right Poster Boy Found Out He Was a Jew
In 2006, Csanád Szegedi was Vice President of the country's virulently anti-semitic Jobbik Party. Then, his career came tumbling down after it emerged that his family had survived Auschwitz and Nazi labour camps.
The Crazy, Failed Idea of Creating a Jewish State in Russia
Birobidzhan was a small region near the Chinese border in Russian that was established as the world's first autonomous Jewish region in the early 1930s. It didn't last long.
Photos of Men and Women Praying at Separate Parts of the Western Wall
In accordance with Orthodox Jewish tradition – and thanks to a simple folding fence –, men and women are still praying separately in Jerusalem.
STDs, Shame, and the Sabbath: Orthodox Jews Reflect on How They Learned About Sex
Modern Orthodox children aren't as sheltered from secular life the way some more strict Jewish denominations are, but talking about sex is still taboo, and can leave kids confused – I know I was.
Strange, Disorienting Photos from a Birthright Trip to Israel
Maya Fuhr's dusty, dreamy photos from her trip Israel.
The Young Jews Shunning Israel and Building Radical New Communities
Young Jews who once saw Israel as their birthright are now shunning the state and finding community elsewhere.
I Went to the First French Service at a London Synagogue
I went to find out if the influx of French Jews in London is linked to antisemitism and terrorism in France.
Life After Leaving Israel’s Ultra Orthodox Jewish Communities
For many ex-ultra-Orthodox Jews, leaving the community means being excommunicated by their families, shunned by their friends, and learning how to navigate the modern world alone.
A Former Orthodox Rabbi Reveals Himself Through Taboo Sexual Art
Russian artist Vartan explores his identity in the artistic realm through powerful mystical sculptures.
Travelling as a Trans Person Is Exhausting and Dangerous
For trans people, airport confrontations are more than embarrassing, they can also be incredibly physically threatening.