Let your creativity loose with Studio Armadillo’s seven-piece Tangram Seder plate, which can be configured into any number of shapes, one of this year’s sleek, contemporary—and fun—Passover designs shown in our
holiday gift guide.
Passover Gift Guide 2014: Sleek and Stylish By Leah F. Finkelshteyn
Passover Judaica abounds with a plethora of Seder plates, and while the trend has been to go increasingly sleek and modern, there are plenty of elegant and whimsical designs for you to enjoy.
Books for the Holiday: Upping the Passover Quotient By Zelda Shluker
If you want to jazz up the Seder with parodies, spend kitchen time with your kids and grandkids or, lastly, give your children storybooks appropriate for the holiday, we’ve got it covered.
Sephardi Voices: Recording a Forgotten Exodus By Evan Berkowitz
The exodus of Jews from the Muslim world after World War II missed the headlines. Now, an oral history project is bringing news of this vast migration out of the shadows.
As It Was Written: Burial in Babylon By Rahel Musleah
One winter day, American and Iraqi officials and Iraqi Jews living in the United States gathered to pay respect to Jewish tradition and the remnant scrolls of a proud community.
Exhibit: Saving the Past By Barbara Trainin Blank
An exhibit at New York's Museum of Jewish Heritage showcases objects from the Iraqi Jewish Archives, a treasure trove of items discovered by American soldiers in Saddam Hussein's intelligence headquarters.
Letter from Kibbutz Ha'On: Fallen Flyers By Esther Hecht
One kibbutznik has dedicated himself to a unique project—preserving the memories of Fethi Bey and Sadek Bey, the first casualties of the Ottoman Air Force.
Profile: Nathan and Alyza Lewin By Barbara Pash
Pursuing justice, often in defense of Jews and Jewish groups, has led these lawyers to argue—and win—landmark cases of religious accommodation.
Interview: Jodi Rudoren By Charley J. Levine
Jodi Rudoren’s education at Yale University prepared her for two decades at two of the world’s most influential newspapers, The Los Angeles Times and The New York Times.
Israeli Life: Reversing Babel By Deborah Fineblum Raub
Ulpan, Hebrew-language immersion classes, are a rite of passage for those who have made aliya, uniting freshly minted citizens who have almost nothing in common.
President's Column: Healing Our Hospital By Marcie Natan
I want to apprise the entire Hadassah family of the critical situation at the Hadassah Medical Organization, to assure you that we are doing all in our power to resolve it.
The Jewish Traveler: Bangkok By Dan Fellner
In this city of nine million, the contributions of the relatively small Jewish community far outweigh its size.
The Arts: Utopia, Visions and Evolution By Renata Polt
Through large-format photographs, an exhibit at San Francisco’s Contemporary Jewish Museum captures the early ideals and recent achievements of Israel’s kibbutzim.
A Talk with Ari Shavit By Stewart Kampel
Author Ari Shavit answers questions about his newest book,
My Promised Land: The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel, and its impact on his home country.
Books: Israel, Looking Backward Ari Shavit's penetrating look at his beloved country, and the story of the paratroppers who, in 1967, led Israel's entry into Jerusalem's Old City.
Medicine: The Self-Healing Heart By Wendy Elliman
A chance discovery at Hadassah’s Heart Institute in Jersualem has changed the way doctors view cell growth and regeneration.
About Hebrew: Wrestling with "Wrestling" By Jospeh Lowin
Look closely at the root
aleph, vet, kof and you will uncover dust and wrestling, perfume and pollen, slander and buttonholes even grandma's vacuum cleaner.