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
One Iowa Republican wants to find out
City Councilman Brad Lander’s coalition includes Hasids and J Streeters—but can he move beyond Brooklyn?
Plus will Great Britain exit the EU? Prolly not.
VP playing major role in effort to shore up Jewish Democrats
‘Unusual circumstances,’ ‘unique’ district are culprits for loss, they say
Thank God it’s on the wane!
Plus START supporters hone in on AIPAC, and more
N.Y. congressman was Schumer’s mentor-turned-foe
Plus Schumer won’t be leader, Feingold won’t be president
GOP gains empower Cantor, not Schumer
Rating the candidates’ chances
Plus find out what The Skunk is, and more in the news
When it comes to criticizing Obama on Israel, he says yes
Plus, Chuck wants his money back!
N.Y. pols abandon J Street, a rough pageant, and a would-be Jewish state
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