Jenna Weissman Joselit looks at Reconstructionist founder Rabbi Mordecai Kaplan’s efforts to get rid of Kol Nidrei.
Sarah Breger goes to see the Jew-tastic cancer comedy “50/50.”
Philologs responds to a South African judge, who inquires whether a woman of valor is like rubies, pearls, or maybe coral.
Amy Klein provides us with Anthony Weiner’s Yom Kippur prayers.
Jenny Hendrix investigates the history of Jews and Prohibition.