‘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.
He was the poet of normal life in a culture still beholden to its foundational myths
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?
A nonprofit called Elijah’s Journey tries to raise awareness about suicide and mental illness in a specifically Jewish context
My mother has corresponded with inmates for years, offering a sense of community—especially during the High Holidays
Tread carefully, the rabbis warn, when seeking to understand creation or envision God
The Fox cult hit ‘Glee’ is about outcasts and Broadway—so naturally it offers a Jewish storyline
Wallace Shawn on being Jewish—onscreen and off
Hunky Antonio Sabato Jr. looks for love on TV, with help from his mother
A documentary examines the life of Gertrude Berg, the driving force behind TV’s The Goldbergs
A new series brings a familiar face to an unfamiliar medium
NBC’s Kings is a modern-day telling of the story of David
Need someone to play a convincing Hasid in a movie or on TV? Eliezer Meyer is your man.
Robert Pinsky’s David, and NBC’s
CBS’s off-key take on Jewish life and love
Thirty years later, a look at how an American miniseries altered German perspectives on the Holocaust
My unnerving identification with the cuddly curmudgeon
“Mad Men” creator Matthew Weiner dishes on the show’s Jewish characters
The surgical steps Alfred Hitchcock Presents took to adapt Philip Roth for television
Thirty years ago, Barbra and Golda made nice in prime time
Gertrude Berg conquered America. Why is she still something of a mystery?
For a convert to Judaism, the Days of Awe mark a renewed commitment—this year more than ever
This season’s time jump bypasses much of the bootlegger’s criminal career
Celebrate Rosh Hashanah with a clever—and kosher—holiday cocktail
Hamas identified the men as members of the militant group’s armed wing
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
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.
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.