‘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 big win for Turkey’s Erdogan
Why Iran fears the peace process
Hope springs eternal, but could it be for real this time?
Plus: Abbas’ reluctance, Palestinian dissent, and more in the news
Valley on Valley, Hitch on faith, and more
Plus Israel’s Gorbachev, and more
Plus the U.S. advertises in Israel, and more
Even as Hamas tries to sabotage talks
Plus Rosenfels can’t catch a break, and more
Where the problematic ‘Fayyad Plan’ fits
Plus a new West Bank? and more in the news
A reading list
Plus the ‘quiet freeze,’ and more in the news
New report rebuts claims of generational seachange
Plus U.N. vindicates Israel on tree, and more in the news
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.