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Gay Marriage Pride At New Jersey's Largest Synagogue

Rabbi Joshua Stanton | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Joshua Stanton

We are so fortunate to now be able to bless all those who stand under the wedding canopy without question of their sexual orientation.

Unleavened Equality

Rabbi Rachel Kobrin | Posted 05.29.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Rachel Kobrin

It is time to mobilize, to part the seas and walk together to the promised land that the founders of our great nation dreamt into existence. It is time to help our nation become a place that is truly built on "liberty and justice for all."

10 Signs I Shouldn't Have Married Him

Amira Young | Posted 11.28.2012 | Divorce
Amira Young

I wanted to feel special on my wedding day. I didn't. I wasn't even excited. That was the biggest sign of all that my marriage wouldn't last.

Why People Cry At Weddings

Rabbi Laura Geller | Posted 10.10.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Laura Geller

On some level, even without words, people witnessing the ceremony understand this -- they remember their own weddings, they touch the sorrow of promises that were unfulfilled, they remember when they were at that high place, that liminal moment, when everything was possible.

Why Non-Jews Are Having Jewish Weddings

AP | LEANNE ITALIE | Posted 04.03.2012 | Weddings

NEW YORK -- Jessie Engelman and her fiance plan to wed later this year in Jamaica, where they'll sign a ketubah, the traditional Jewish marriage contr...

Japanese-Jew Doesn't "Oy Veh" So Much Since Obama

Francesca Biller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Francesca Biller

Since Obama has become president, I feel comfortable as the multiracial shikseh that I am, and am engaging in thoughtful conversations about my heritage and background, without self-deprecation.

Obama makes Multi-Racial Americans more Accepted

Francesca Biller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Francesca Biller

As a Japanese-Jew, I have historically used self deprecating humor at my own expense as a way to explain and defend to others who I was and to feel ac...