‘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 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
Tread carefully, the rabbis warn, when seeking to understand creation or envision God
Two final flights with 400 passengers will leave for Israel later this summer
Plus, a most-wanted Nazi gets arrested and Proust gets impersonated
Shut out for years, this week Bnei Menashe Jews moved to Israel. Why did the government change its policy?
An Atlanta physician retires after building a network that treats Jewish patients from Ukraine to Ethiopia
When I was a kid, my folks were ordinary suburbanites. Then they retired, made aliyah, and got hip.
My Israeli roommate and I both grew up reed-thin. The implications for him as a soldier are far more profound.
There are men who leave you for another woman, and there are men who leave you for a man. Then there are those who dump you for God.
In March, we’re going to have a daughter in Israel, our chosen home. But recent events have us doubting if this is the best place to raise her.
Jon Scheyer, the best Jewish basketball player of his generation, led Duke to a championship and now plays for another powerhouse: Maccabi Tel Aviv
Comment of the Week
Israel provides Americans making aliyah with financial incentives and logistical support in a bid to make immigration not just an ideological choice but a material one as well
Anti-Semitism in Sweden leads Jews to Israel
Plus Livni goes off on Bibi, and more
French Jews making aliyah go from one conflict zone to another
Plus, settlers cold to freeze, the Israeli mob in L.A., and more
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.