‘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
Developments in the saga of the missing perfect copy of the Hebrew Bible, whose future is still unknown
The nine unopened scrolls were discovered in 1952 but never investigated
A brilliant young Harvard Ph.D. faces jail for impersonating a Bible scholar—and rival of his father
Plus the second-oldest known fragment of the Hebrew bible has been digitized
A trove of medieval scrolls, smuggled out of Afghanistan into the hands of London art dealers, could shed new light on a once-vibrant Jewish heritage
Plus Koch on Perry, the TriBeCa SuKaAh, and more
Plus Googling the Dead Sea Scrolls, and more
Plus the freeze in writing, and more
Plus yes that is a creepy Sharon sculpture, and more
Plus Dems defend J Street, and more
Plus the slain Iranian physicist, Dysentery-a, and more
Muslims vs. Jews, Bibi vs. the U.N., and more from the news
Anti-Dead Sea Scroll exhibit, pro-restaurant rights
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.