‘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?
After my mother died, I couldn’t recite the High Holiday prayer anymore—until I gained a new understanding of its words
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
Why the Germans are right to prosecute 89-year-old John Demjanjuk
Despite recent signals, Israel isn’t ready to bomb Iran. Yet.
Why I want Lani Guinier to testify at Sotomayor’s confirmation hearing
How Google helped connect a forgotten Holocaust letter to its author’s descendants
The 1994 Buenos Aires Jewish community center bombing and Iran’s influence in Latin America
Is pumping water into the Dead Sea saving or destroying it?
Never mind gay marriage. In Israel, even the conventional variety is tricky.
Translating the Madoff sentence into dollars and cents
A dispatch from Madoff’s sentencing
The founder of modern conservatism is needed now more than ever
How Israel’s top entertainer turned homicidal maniac, and what that means for the country at large
The Jewish women behind the Holocaust revisionism titans
Tel Aviv basketball star Omri Casspi is poised to become the first Israeli to play in the NBA
The struggle gets personal between two titans of Holocaust-revisionism movement
One president’s Knesset address, and how the other’s Cairo speech compares
Controversial Met Opera production said to be sympathetic to terrorism
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
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.