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Tree with one dried leaf on it

Read one writer's poetic response to this week's terrorist attack in Manchester, England.

Colorful and intricate stained glass window depicting Moses holding the stone tablets of the Ten Commandments

In the early 20th century, stained glass windows were incorporated into many newly built, grand, European synagogues in a self-conscious act of cultural appropriation and affirmation.

Tallit (prayer shawl) as chuppah (wedding canopy) in the woods

The day the Israelites stood at the foot of Mount Sinai, preparing to encounter God, is understood in midrash as the day of marriage between God and the Jewish people.

String of tattered Israeli flags hanging between buildings against a blue sky

Jerusalem has been the symbol of our people for the past 3,000 years, and it’s now the center of strife, tension, and celebration. How do we deal with that?