‘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
On same-sex marriage, Orthodox Jews should keep the religious and civil separate—as they do on other issues
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Barney Frank is very funny, but why?
Plus Cohen on Levin, Judt on NYC, and more
The ‘N.J. Jewish Standard’ strikes gay partners from its pages
Upcoming Toronto parade begs question
Plus one gate opens and another closes in Jerusalem
Warns against repealing Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell
Gay porn star’s itinerary is inspired by his films
Only in the West Bank, kids
We can too make ’em straight, JONAH says
Does the gay-center shooting spell the end of Tel Aviv as utopia?
Was it homophobia?
Famed gay activist was also a Jew
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.