‘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
‘Your team expects you’ says Jewish National
Valley on Valley, Hitch on faith, and more
This week on ‘Top Chef D.C.’
Photo of the day
Plus J.D.’s Jewishness Unease, blustery Dubai, and more
Though don’t forget Shawn Green!
An exemplar of his generation
Sorry, New Yorkers, but it may be Youkilis
A haftorah of unlikely occurrences and blind faith
Plus un-kosher shenanigans, pre-game prayer, and more
Blogger says fans won’t miss the tenor
Plus Jewish hogs, unwelcome visitors, and another poll
A misguided Dutch group, peace through economics, and more in the news
So many questions, including: will Youkilis play?
Fourteen in the majors this year, as columnists continually remind us
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.