Religious Groups Stand With #BlackLivesMatter
In the aftermath of the police killings of Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, and Tony McDade, people across the nation have organized marches, vigils, monument removals, and sit-ins to protest racialized police violence. Religious groups are among those raising their voices.
All in the Interfaith Family
Susan Katz Miller talks about “how to be the most joyful and creative and successful interfaith family you can be, whatever that looks like.”
When Wax Softens, Light Shines Through
Purchasing the little nativity scene convinced me that I had unfinished business with the religion of my youth.
Art in Dark Times: A (Made-Up) Solstice Ritual
Around this time of year, I often find myself telling people about the mixture of holidays I grew up celebrating as a child. My back-to-the-land hippie parents, one Jewish, one…
Shabbat and the Gospel Choir
There is exactly one day of the year when I make sure I get my ass to temple, and it’s not the day you’re thinking. Yom Kippur is too obvious…
What’s Your Calling?
If someone were to ask you what your calling was, what would you say? The facial expressions in the first ten seconds of this say it all: What’s Your Calling?…
Three Religions, One Upcoming Play… and an Atheist
We’re excited to announce that this year’s New York International Fringe Festival will include Abraham’s Daughters, a play by Elissa Lerner, contributing editor over at KtB’s sister site, The Revealer.…
Miss USA, Hyphenated
She stumbled a bit on her evening gown, but ended the night standing tall. Rima Fakih, a 24-year-old Lebanese immigrant from Dearborn, MI, won the Miss USA Pageant Sunday night.…
After the Bus Wreck
In which a half-Jew slaps some sensibility into would-be converters by encouraging worst-case scenarios.
We received a letter first thing this morning regarding Nathan‘s new article in the Boston Globe. To Nathan Schneider: Your commentary, “Beyond Belief” in today’s Boston Sunday Globe caught my…
Happy JewBu Day
Today’s a big day. At sunset, Passover begins (stay tuned for a special piece publishing at that very moment!). And in Japan, it’s the Buddha’s birthday. What a wonderful coincidence…
A Passover story of family and wine from Half/Life: Jew-ish Tales from Interfaith Homes.
Rocky Mountain Higher Power
Running low on enlightenment? Stock up at Colorado’s spiritual supermarket.