News about Religion and Belief, including commentary and archival articles published in The New York Times.
- Release of Syrian Nuns Was Part of a Hostage Swap
After Seeing His Family Crumble, Vindicated Whistle-Blower Has Little to Smile About
A judge on Friday dismissed all charges against Samuel Kellner, a Hasidic Jew who has lived as an outcast for years after accusing a prominent cantor of sexually abusing his son.
- The Jews, a History in So Many, Many Words
- For Hateful Comic in France, Muzzle Becomes a Megaphone
Magazine’s Stand on Israel
The former owner of The New Republic reacts to a brouhaha over a new book by one of its editors.
- Nuns Released by Syrians After Three-Month Ordeal
- Eulogy for a Source
Orthodox New York City Jews Protest Proposed Israeli Draft
Tens of thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews gathered in Lower Manhattan on Sunday to protest Israel’s proposal to include strictly religious citizens in its military draft.
Can reading abstruse French theory lead to religious belief?
Yoga Poses in Israel
Photographs from a studio for Orthodox Jews.