‘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
Can Shalom TV find the viewers it craves?
The Golem migrates from Prague to Springfield
On Aaron Sorkin’s new show, the banter is flying and the Christian right is raging
Who really wears the pants in the home of foul-mouthed agent Ari Gold?
Oprah visits Auschwitz: In good taste or bad?
A celebrity rabbi takes on the American living room
The Real World: Key West features two Jewish cast members: After all the boozing and broken hearts will they end up together?
Try as it might, ABC’s Sons & Daughters is no Arrested Development
VH1′s So Jewtastic is a case of the lady who doth protest too much
Entourage disappoints one of the faithful
A brief history of the television bar mitzvah
Why does Deadwood’s sheriff wear a star with six points?
Is there more to The O.C.’s Seth Cohen than meets the eye?
The willful ignorance of reality tv can be all too unreal
A pretty young rabbi becomes Nate Fisher’s spiritual counselor
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.