‘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
The first Clinton grandchild is due later this year
The special vice-presidential edition of our wedding of the week
Why isn’t a Jew allowed to hate a fellow Jew?
A High Holidays of inclusion, and more
The rabbi who co-officiated at the Clinton-Mezvinsky wedding on his journey to accepting intermarriage
Yale rabbi co-officiates Chelsea Clinton’s nuptials
Plus Staten Island Jew-listing, and more
Chelsea Clinton’s wedding and a lesson in Yiddish
Plus Saban v. Stone, Amar’e’s grandma, and more
The groom’s family may contain a clue (or not)
William Daroff’s excellent adventure
Obamas, Streisand expected upstate at month’s end
Marry a Jew, buy a Wang
This week on ‘Millionaire Matchmaker’
Plus Oren makes peace with J Street, and more
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.