‘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
Just because you’re in synagogue doesn’t mean you have to read what’s in the prayer book
Video: Throw away your jars of gray fish patties. This Rosh Hashanah, make a terrine that’ll have doubters asking for seconds.
A new shoe offers some extra height to Jews of shorter stature. But why prey on insecurities and stereotypes to sell footwear?
As fights over textbooks simmer, Jewish groups enter the fray
A new book reveals the secrets of the mikveh
Why parents should resist the allure of special classes for their gifted kids
Young-adult novelist Norma Klein taught me about sex and feminism, in a very Jewish world
A Torah portion of war and remembrance
A Jerusalem farmers market brings produce across the Green Line
As the CDC considers recommending circumcision, a look at the history and purpose of the procedure
Assessing the transformations that have shaped contemporary American Judaism
An Israeli nightmare about rootlessness leads to financial ruin
Our parenting columnist tunes in to the world of TV
A Manhattan couple repairs the world—five kids at a time
A Torah portion of speaking up and standing out
After a young woman’s 1871 death, the press took aim at an immigrant from Plotsk
On a lifetime of being thought Jewish
Eight reasons the kids find grandma’s house more fun than our own
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.
Some people lean on neighbors for a cup of sugar. The Fruchters, of Memphis, Tennessee, needed theirs to help them keep the Sabbath.