‘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
Support for President Obama is sagging among a key Democratic voting bloc. Now his campaign has 11 months to win back Jewish voters.
Plus the inaccurate new Three Stooges movie, and more
Ambassador’s controversial comments raise questions about admin.
And I’m afraid to tell
Mubarak-lite leadership coddles Syria but fights terrorism
With the Arab Spring shaking the Middle East’s status quo, a new regional order is being born. As the recent attacks in Eilat and Be’er Sheva show, Israel is likely to pay a price.
While Israel sits in the catbird seat
Meanwhile, U.S. backs away from supporting dissidents
Plus, the Turkish complications, and more in the news
But do his words and deeds represent a policy shift?
Plus, Jewish gangsters, Conservatives on marriage, and more
Plus, Clinton criticizes flotilla, Netanyahu Facebook scandal, and more in the news
Jewish history, the day you were born
Newly released from prison, the Jewish tycoon was Russia’s wealthiest oligarch – and the Kremlin’s chief critic
Modesty policy ‘in no way relegates’ women, says one
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.