Judaism

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Magic mushrooms are all the rage. But are they Jewish?
Rabbi Ben Gorelick is facing up to 32 years in prison for distributing psychedelics. His defense rests on the argument that tripping is a Jewish rite

John Semley

25, Jun, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Pope Francis orders online release of second world war-era ‘Jewish’ files
Vatican archive of 2,700 cases of requests for help by Jewish people renews debate on Pope Pius XII legacy

Staff and agencies in Rome

23, Jun, 2022 @6:38 PM

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AB Yehoshua obituary
Acclaimed Israeli writer who was a leading member of the activist group Peace Now

Julia Pascal

15, Jun, 2022 @1:41 PM

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Moscow’s chief rabbi ‘in exile’ after resisting Kremlin pressure over war
Pinchas Goldschmidt left Russia just weeks after invasion of Ukraine, daughter-in-law says

Andrew Roth

08, Jun, 2022 @3:24 PM

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Jewish roots: the Kent farm cultivating Jewish principles of land stewardship
As Europe’s only Jewish farm faces closure, its founder explains why reviving Judaism’s ancient precepts of sustainable agriculture and conservation has never been more urgent

Michael Segalov

08, Jun, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Helmut Newton’s hidden past: ‘It must have been so frustrating for him – no wonder he went berserk’
His photographs would make him an icon of the fashion world, but first Newton would find boredom and camaraderie as a refugee in conservative Melbourne

Liz Crash

20, May, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Paul Willer, refugee from Nazis taken in by Attlee family, dies aged 94
Willer was taken in by the Labour leader and future prime minister after fleeing Germany following Kristallnacht

Rajeev Syal

20, May, 2022 @6:28 PM

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Apology, 800 years on, for laws that expelled Jews from England
Church service to mark eight centuries since Synod of Oxford brings together chief rabbi, senior Anglicans and a Roman Catholic bishop

Harriet Sherwood

08, May, 2022 @7:00 AM

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The lost Jews of Nigeria
The long read: Until the 1990s, there were almost no Jews in Nigeria. Now thousands have enthusiastically taken up the faith. Why?

Samanth Subramanian

26, Apr, 2022 @5:00 AM

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The School That Escaped the Nazis by Deborah Cadbury – review
The story of a co-educational boarding school that was spirited from Hitler’s Germany to the Kent countryside is structurally flawed but emotionally compelling

Matthew Reisz

24, Apr, 2022 @8:30 AM

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For Jewish Ukrainian refugees in Warsaw, Passover’s message felt all too real | Lloyd Green
‘We have pharaohs in neighboring countries,’ Zelenskiy recently said. I was privileged to join a group of refugees celebrating seder

Lloyd Green

20, Apr, 2022 @10:20 AM

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Let’s be honest - faiths divide us. It can be hard to see the ties that bind | Emma John
As Easter, Ramadan and Passover festivals converge, it was a week in which I got to test my convictions

Emma John

17, Apr, 2022 @7:00 AM

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