‘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 tries 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
Grown from the chestnut tree that stood outside Frank’s Amsterdam home
Plus Hungarian anti-Semite embraces Jewish heritage, and more in the news
Plus India’s Hitler store gets a new name
David Wolpe insists that delivering a benediction at the Democratic Convention is not a political endorsement
A Jewish-themed anti-abortion monument grows in Kansas
Plus the Dersh calls for a settlement freeze, and more
Comment of the Week
Surely we can have political debates without demeaning women
Plus the new Tahrir Square turns 1, and more
Support for President Obama is sagging among a key Democratic voting bloc. Now his campaign has 11 months to win back Jewish voters.
Group says economy threatens ‘America’s security assistance to Israel’
Plus all apologies to Egypt, Schultz backs OWS, and more
VP playing major role in effort to shore up Jewish Democrats
‘Unusual circumstances,’ ‘unique’ district are culprits for loss, they say
Plus, Levi Aron indicted, schmucks, and more in the news
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.