‘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
Plus meet Congressman Grayson, and more in the news
Plus Dems defend J Street, and more
Plus Bibi moves toward extending freeze, and more in the news
Israel may or may not have been behind the Stuxnet ‘worm’ attack on Iran—and it doesn’t matter whether it was
Plus Sheikh Jarrah tense, and more in the news
Plus Ike Davis’ amazin’ lineage, and more
With freeze over and talks alive, PM gets the win
Plus the worst-named limousine service ever, and more
Plus a murky West Bank killing, and more in the news
Plus killing in the name of land, and more
Plus the kosher donkey, and more
Plus U.S. tries to open Syrian front, and more in the news
Plus your definitive Jewish Silly Bandz comparison, and more
Will U.S. groups back a Bibi freeze extension?
Plus which side will fold first, and more in the news
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.