‘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 tried 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
Recipes, resolutions, remembrances, and restorations—all our Rosh Hashanah coverage
A High Holidays online service that asks probing questions and remembers your answers
A Manhattan bartender devises some Rosh Hashanah cocktails
Rosh Hashanah resolutions from Matisyahu, Michael Showalter, Ayelet Waldman, and others
Star chef Bill Telepan reinvents the holiday staple
Like generations of Jewish service members, my husband, a Navy pilot, will spend the High Holidays overseas
From the archives: A year into the financial meltdown, the calendar keeps turning, and so does the economic cycle
What I learned about myself and my family by leading High Holiday services at UCLA
The cookbooks that reinvented kosher food
I visited the mikveh and became a Jew. But I still haven’t told my dad I converted.
Learning about the shofar, then trying to play one
There’s no sure way to raise kids who apologize and accept apologies
From the archives: An illustrated remembrance of High Holidays past
A Torah portion of music and memory
Everything you ever wanted to know about the holiday
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
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
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.