‘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
Saudi Arabia, China, and Iran ban books. Why are they being honored on the European book-fair circuit?
Plus Bar Refaeli wants to make a sex tape
Plus, Reform and Conservative rabbis scorned, and more in the news
North Bank Suzhou Creek, a bilingual production set in wartime Shanghai, brings music back to a silent sanctuary
Remembering the crackdown at Tiananmen Square
Plus Sunday in the Park with Israel, and more
Beijing business seeks Jew to be a Jew (women need not apply)
NYU law professor is close to recently freed blind Chinese activist
NYU Law professor is once again in the middle of U.S.-China affairs
As Jews around the world recount Passover’s story of liberation, ongoing political repression in China casts a shadow over every Seder table
The transitive principle comes to geopolitics
Plus New York City could be another target, and more in the news
How do you say ‘unacceptable nuclear red line’ in Mandarin?
Alison Klayman’s documentary premieres at Sundance to raves
Alison Klayman went to China and found her big break. The documentary she made there, Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry, premiered at Sundance.
Jordanian bank found liable for knowingly transferring terrorism funds
Security concerns won’t derail annual Breslover pilgrimage to Uman
The NYC restaurant will be serving honey and red wine-braised short ribs
Rogue diplomat secured passports for rebels fleeing Assad’s bloody regime
The story behind a story about a young woman’s search for a new kind of Jewish community
A preview of what’s to come over the next few weeks
Recipes featuring the Talmud’s five ingredients for a sweet new year
New project uses statistics to spot—and publicize—potential mass killings
Says Jerusalem bureau pulled his 2009 story about Israeli peace offer
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.