‘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
As Obama sits down with Netanyahu and Abbas, a brief history of the trilateral summit
‘Jewish Jordan’ retires, Barak brags, and more in the news
Plus Iran non-action, Bar Kochba coins, Trump-Kushner nuptials
Plus Ehud Barak backs settlement freeze, Gilad Shalit writes home, and more
Why Benjamin Netanyahu is having a more successful term than anyone expected
Week of meetings produces no consensus
Defense Secretary to talk Iran with Bibi, Barak
Plus a nuclear Iran, Tel Aviv threatened, and more in the news
Retrial for Halimi’s killers, human rights in Gaza, and more in the news
All signs point to yes
A score from the House, Franken’s victory, and more from the news
Ehud Barak led Israel’s Labor Party to irrelevance. Can anyone revive it?
Ehud Barak, Barack Obama, and British academics in today’s papers.
Israel’s current election campaign may just be the funniest show in ages
Casualties be damned—the war in Gaza may be all about economics
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
When it comes to brines, Sandor Katz bubbles with enthusiasm
More proof the language isn’t dying: interactive online courses
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.