‘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
Former Met Council chief stole more than $7 million from Jewish charity
Paul Konigsberg faces up to 20 years in prison
More than $40 billion in claims sought as government widens investigation
New York federal jury convicts Ponzi schemer’s former aides on all charges
Millions were raised, little went where it was supposed to
Charges initiated by longtime staff member on administrative leave
First I learned that a wanted criminal from New York had fled to my Canadian shul; then I remembered that, as cantor, he’d begged God to forgive me
Menachem Youlus arrested for selling bogus rescued Torahs and pocketing the profits
Soviet Jews survived by gaming the system, so it’s no surprise some felt entitled to fraudulently claim reparations from Germany
Sentencing, plus a second trial, on immigration charges, still to come
An unpretty portrait of kosher meat-processor owner
The indictment against Ehud Olmert alleges a byzantine system of fraud
Charged with fraud, breach of public trust
Another scheme foiled, this one in Israel
Original investors were Ruth’s parents’ friends, says New York
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.