‘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
Plus Britain too urges against Iran attack, and more in the news
Hamas likely uninvolved in ongoing clash; one rocket hits empty school
Democracy best promoted through staff on the ground, not Congress
Plus Iran not giving up program, and more in the news
Plus Mormon baptisms of dead Jews, and more
Serbian activist Srdja Popovic’s successful blueprint for non-violent protest
Middle East expert Robert Kagan argues in a new book that American foreign policy has spawned a golden age of liberal democracy. He’s wrong.
The Egyptian government is preparing a show trial for 19 American pro-democracy organizers. Is this what life after Hosni Mubarak looks like?
Plus Bibi in the States, Iran talk for real, and more in the news
Plus more settlements prompt more U.S. words, and more
Hamas leader has broader ambitions
Plus CPR on peace talks, and more in the news
Plus the new Tahrir Square turns 1, and more
Popular group must guard right flank but also stand up to military
Plus Arab League proposes Syrian regime change, and more in the news
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.