‘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 a presidential zombie face-off, Peruvian shamans weigh in, and more
A Jewish Democratic couple faces a ruined Rockaways home and fears ‘disaster’ at disorganized polling sites
What drives the president—the chasm between the world as it is and ought to be—is what drives the Jewish people
Obama’s Jack Lew and Romney’s Tevi Troy Spar, Then Pray, In Cleveland
A poll shows that 85 percent of American-Israelis went for Romney. But some ask whether they should vote at all.
Plus Anti-Semitic attacks in the United States are down from 2010
Are videos featuring Sarah Silverman and Samuel L. Jackson, put out by a Jewish Super PAC, swaying voters?
A child lashes out at Bronco Bamma and Mitt Romney
Prominent Jews like the Harvard lawyer have spent years criticizing Obama. So, why are they endorsing him?
What’s known and unknown about bilateral talks with Iran
Blue-collar bard actually wears blue collar at Obama campaign concert
The comic’s political videos are actually the worst representation of the president’s subtlety and values
Who had the town hall debate’s most Jewish question?
The murders in Benghazi are the latest in a string of attacks on American diplomats to go unanswered by the U.S.
Losing sight of what’s useful
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.