‘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
It’s the second court to do so
A series airing during Ramadan traffics in anti-Semitic themes but may show an evolving attitude toward Israel
Plus politics Valley-style, a pro-Israel symposium, and more
ADL head menschily criticizes Knesset’s J Street hearings
Plus the ADL still likes Hank, and more in the news
ADL director eagerly accepts grudging ‘I’m sorry’
Why it’s his fault that Glenn Beck is free to be Glenn Beck
Plus Hezbollah resists U.N. tribunal, and more in the news
‘He doesn’t understand what the Shoah was all about’
Evangelicals vs. Abe Foxman
The Civil Rights Act now applies
Future swastika-painters will think twice!
Plus Muslims in the DoD, under the bed, and perhaps elsewhere
Foxman fails to reconcile group’s position, values
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.