Twenty-five years ago, I joined hundreds of thousands of fellow Americans on the National Mall to draw attention to the plight of Soviet Jews. But this movement did not come to the Jewish community speedily.
The closing of the only kosher butcher shop on the Main Line underscored the declining number of non-Orthodox Jews who keep kosher and exposed a rift over kashrut supervision. Find out the story behind the story.
When it's too cold to even think of going outside, why not curl up with a good read? Senior Editor Bob Leiter has a quartet of recommendations to keep you busy in a new online feature that will appear at least once a month on our books page.