‘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
A haftorah of promises and pain
The story of a yeshiva boy who turned to the gang life and lived to write about it
In the final installment of her illustrated memoir, a cartoonist considers her future
A haftorah of curses and consequence
The 19th-century murder scandal that ended the reign of New York’s Sephardic aristocracy
A weekly haftorah of repression and regeneration
How did a self-published first novel about ritual-bath murder end up plastered on prime Philadelphia billboards?
The Foreskin’s Lament author is at work on a new project: a comic novel about genocide
How a Modern Orthodox Jew struggled to reconcile her yogic practice with her Judaism
How to keep your kid from becoming a tattler
A haftorah of monarchy and madness
A haftorah of contradictions and reconciliation
Jewish music you and your kids can both tolerate
A haftorah of jealousy and judgment
A writer’s reflections on her olive grove and a holiday ritual
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
When it comes to brines, Sandor Katz bubbles with enthusiasm
More proof the language isn’t dying: interactive online courses
Anti-Semitic write-in candidate affiliated with white supremacist group
Discovery enables further research of the Nazi extermination camp
A case of mistaken MacArthur identity
If Israel and the Holocaust are most Jews’ points of identification, which holidays are really the High Holidays?
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.