New York State starves schools of money. In East Ramapo, Orthodox Jews—and special-needs children—get the blame.
Batya Ungar-Sargon discusses her exposé on the tax rolls and funding cuts that fueled an ethnic rift in East Ramapo, N.Y.
Reading the controversial scholar’s academic publications reveals carelessness, ignorance, and a very strong bias
Steven Salaita’s case isn’t about free speech. It’s about common sense, and the rightful consequences of bigotry and violence.
Accepted by the mainstream Jewish community, some gays now feel excluded at New York’s premier LGBT synagogue
‘You do not have the right to invoke my people’s struggle for your shoddy purposes’
Twenty years after his death, the legacy of the Lubavitcher leader—‘the Prince of our generation’—is still a matter of heated debate
Through a portrait of a war vet who loved children, a glimpse of a lost Jewish-American world
Another egregious campaign by the animal rights group, which once compared Shoah victims to pigs
A new collection of essays by the late, great cultural critic affirms her standing as an icon of liberation and pleasure
In a new book, Libby Garland unearths the smugglers, schemes, and pluck Jews relied on to reach the United States
While the Sulzbergers tiptoed around their ethnic identity, Gelb knew America meant Jews could have both O’Neill and egg creams
A ‘60 Minutes’ segment, an archivist, and the enduring legacy of assumptions that there was no way to skirt the law