A new piece of legislation seeks to upset the status quo over which language the Jewish state deems official. It’s deeply misguided.
New York State starves schools of money. In East Ramapo, Orthodox Jews—and special-needs children—get the blame.
Batya Ungar-Sargon discusses her exposé on the tax rolls and funding cuts that fueled an ethnic rift in East Ramapo, N.Y.
How under the weight of history, all memory becomes holy—even the memory that should not
The country singer—and a founding father of American Christian Zionism—died 11 years ago this week
An excerpt from a new analysis of King David, the biblical poet-hero
Some Modern Orthodox teens observe ‘half-Shabbat,’ using cell phones in private. How widespread is the trend? Is it a crisis?
There is no single unifying cuisine, but Jewish food from Central and South America is coming into its own
For the first time, I’m concerned about my kids’ Jewishness as I send them off in the morning
Montefiore, Madoff, Mailer, and Maimonides
Plus A’jad in Damascus, Madoff by any other name, and more
Rothstein revelations may toy with GOP primary
Reported injuries suggest he did
Plus long-planned settlements, R.I.P. Exodus captain, and more
Plus White House party controversy, Madoff gets some respect, and more in the news
Plus getting out of Gaza, Yad Vashem’s names, and more
David Gelbaum provided one quarter of the budget
This day in infamous Jewish history
Plus a way around Goldstone, another poor billionaire, and more in the news
Plus voices of reason, a scary costume and more
Plus apologies, self-defense, and more in the news
Iran threatens, Barak is sued, Madoff victims stew, and more in the news
Ahmadinejad varies his script, a Madoff ‘collaborator,’ and more in the news
In wake of Madoff and other scandals, says Yeshiva president, others
Some people lean on neighbors for a cup of sugar. The Fruchters, of Memphis, Tennessee, needed theirs to help them keep the Sabbath.
Forging ancient artifacts, procuring army sick passes, and pretending to be normal after a traumatic brain injury