Killing the Buddha

White Challah

“One day a neighbor broke the leg of a stray dog with a heavy stone, and when Vasil saw the sharp edge of the bone piercing the skin he cried.”

Menachem Mendel Schneerson

Still Seeing the Rebbe

Pilgrims at the Lubavitcher Grand Rabbi’s grave in Queens.

Shoah Memorial,  Jerusalem

The Hazards of Holocaust Theology

Transcending history is a tricky business, even for Elie Wiesel.

Jew Like Me

Jew Like Me

Undercover in Brooklyn’s mosh pit of piety.



What if every prince or pope who ever stoned or burned the Chosen People had a party in your head?