‘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
Plus German intelligence official resigns, and more in the news
Plus more power to Bibi, and more
Plus, Arab League considers Security Council, creepy Breivik surgery, and more
This week in Israel: borders are breached, a truck runs amok, Netanyahu tests the waters, Barak stands accused, and rabbis fireproof the Sabbath
Quote of the Day
Plus a Jewish baseball milestone, Larry King’s bagelry, and more
Officials enter radio silence, watch events to the south anxiously
Plus go hug an Armenian! and more
Plus R.I.P. Penn, the Jew of ‘Mad Men,’ and more
Plus which side will fold first, and more in the news
Plus Israel’s Gorbachev, and more
Plus Obama’s newly strong support for Israel, and more
Which is maybe why there’s so much of it!
Israel’s losing war for world opinion
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.