By Ellen Jaffe Gill
Reviews of Kaddish by Leon Wieseltier and Saying Kaddish: How to Comfort the Dying, Bury the Dead, and Mourn as a Jew by Anita Diamant, both of which explore death from a Jewish perspective.
By Susan Katz Miller
Review of Nan Fink’s A Stranger in the Midst: A Memoir of Spiritual Discovery, which follows Nan Fink on her spiritual journey throughout the often-complicated Jewish landscape.
By Lila Hanft
A profile of Laurel Snyder, whose new anthology Half/Life includes essays from 19 diverse people who had a Jewish parent and non-Jewish parent.
By Micah Sachs
Review of New American Judaism, Rabbi Arthur Blecher's manifesto criticizing the current model of Judaism--and arguing for a new one to take its place.
By Cheryl F. Coon
A review of a book about growing up half-Jewish in Nazi Germany
By Cheryl F. Coon
Book Reviews of A Passover Companion: Wonders and Miracles, illustrated with art spanning three thousand years, by Eric A. Kimmel and Make Your Own Passover Seder: A New Approach to Creating a Personal Family Celebration
By Rabbi Carl Perkins
Book review of A Place in the Tent: Intermarriage an Conservative Judaism by a rabbi and a Jewish outreach worker, gives an outline of the book’s structure and complimentary overview of its content.
By Josh Fischel
Personal narrative about Ellie Wiesel’s Night, and its usefulness as an emotional and educational resource for discussing the Holocaust--the author thinks that more attention should be paid to the historical--rather than emotional--l
By Judith Bolton-Fasman
Profile of Eugene L. Pogany, author of In My Brotherís Image: Twin Brothers Separated by Faith After the Holocaust, about his familyís experience with conversion and the Holocaust..
By Judy Petsonk
Professional advice†from rabbi who explains how his policies toward non-Jewish families regarding Bar or Bat Mitzvah and other matters have changed as he has gotten to know non-Jews who are committed to the Jewish identity of their children.