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Is Intermarriage Good For The Jews?

Jewish America

Despite predictions it would lead to Judaism disappearing, interfaith marriage has actually increased the number of Jews in America. But are the children of these unions rejuvenating Judaism or Jews in name only?

Protesters on both sides of the abortion issue gather in front of the U.S. Supreme Court.

Do Abortion Bans Violate Jews' Religious Rights?

Lisa Fishbayn Joffe, an expert on women's equality and religion, talks about whether an outright abortion ban runs afoul of Jewish law and tradition.

Dancer with flowing dress

Not Your Grandfather's Hora

History and Culture

A new book, co-edited by professor Toni Shapiro-Phim, explores Judaism in modern dance from disco dancing by Hasidic women to the politically inspired choreography of Anna Halprin.

A white supremacist at 2017's Unite the Right Rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.

How Social Media Fuels Antisemitism

A new book, co-edited by professor Sabine von Mering, makes the case that Facebook, Twitter, TikTok and other platforms are helping to spread hate and enabling far-right extremism.