‘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 tried 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
Plus, Braun’s brawn, Kafka, and more
Plus, next week the flotilla, settlement clash, and more in the news
Plus, Jewish gangsters, Conservatives on marriage, and more
Plus Hariri indictments handed down, and more in the news
Plus GOP hammers Obama on Syria envoy, and more
An update on the Gaza-bound flotilla
Plus, September still looms, post-barrier Bil’in, and more in the news
Plus, a dispatch from the flotilla, the properly sized bagel, and more
Plus, Clinton criticizes flotilla, Netanyahu Facebook scandal, and more in the news
Plus, teens text on Shabbat, Apple pulls ‘Third Intifada’ app, and more
American ‘The Audacity of Hope’ to set sail Saturday
Plus peace talks push, Syrian protests, and more in the news
Plus at his Beck and call, baby Portman, and more
Plus, Bibi still rides by the J Street stop, and more
Israeli P.R. fights on a new front
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.