‘Chained wives,’ refused Jewish divorces by their husbands, take to social media
The evolution of Jewish American political discourse from outsider counter-culture to ‘never again a victim’
One Middle Eastern nation does indeed pay to influence U.S. foreign policy. Hint: It’s not Israel.
The singer has had better songs, but his new record captures his ideas more clearly than ever
What role does America play in Jewish life, and by extension what kind of Jewish literature can be created here?
New novel ‘The Betrayers’ boldly places at its center the most famous refusenik and all he represents for Soviet Jewry
Chaya Ben Baruch’s sixth child was born with Down syndrome. Then she did what every good mother does—set out to find him a mate.
Forty percent of Jewish millennials may be unaffiliated. That doesn’t mean they’re not creating a new kind of Jewish world.
Just because you’re in synagogue doesn’t mean you have to read what’s in the prayer book
Hope that love could bend the rules of kosher observance only went so far
David Sax celebrates the wonders of rolled beef, tongue, and other deli treats
Israeli food makes a splash in Dubai
A new restaurant prompts a writer to rethink his Jewishness
A toast to Cel-Ray, the one and only celery soda
Tracing the bagel from its humble origins to its berry-tomato-poppy ominpresence
Dining out in Israel with food aficionado Janna Gur
In Brooklyn’s best bubbly, I found a link to my borough’s storied past
The many meanings of seltzer, from thirst quencher to missile decoy
After 90 years, a Lower East Side institution shuts its doors
Taking a plunge into kosher wines
Importing dates, Iraqi-style
A misbegotten first attempt at making sufganiyot
Sensory overload kicks in on a tour through a kosher food convention
Cooking with Claudia Roden
Jordanian bank found liable for knowingly transferring terrorism funds
Security concerns won’t derail annual Breslover pilgrimage to Uman
The NYC restaurant will be serving honey and red wine-braised short ribs
Rogue diplomat secured passports for rebels fleeing Assad’s bloody regime
The story behind a story about a young woman’s search for a new kind of Jewish community
A preview of what’s to come over the next few weeks
Recipes featuring the Talmud’s five ingredients for a sweet new year
New project uses statistics to spot—and publicize—potential mass killings
Says Jerusalem bureau pulled his 2009 story about Israeli peace offer
The dynamic conductor and genius behind ‘West Side Story’ also wrote classical works. Allen Shawn explores what they reveal.
Batya Ungar-Sargon discusses her exposé on the tax rolls and funding cuts that fueled an ethnic rift in East Ramapo, N.Y.