‘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
Claude Lanzmann’s Shoah, 25 years after its release, remains the most powerful Holocaust film ever made
Lawsuit could establish new class of plaintiffs
A writer finds echoes of the Holocaust wherever he turns
Holocaust survivor turned horror queen dies at 73
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Soviet Jews survived by gaming the system, so it’s no surprise some felt entitled to fraudulently claim reparations from Germany
In tarnishing Soros’s Shoah experience, Beck tarnishes the Shoah
Newly revealed document shows CIA awareness
Plus talk borders, not settlements, and more
17 charged in Holocaust funds fraud
This is how we will remember
The foiled Yemeni bomb plot shows why anti-Semitism isn’t only about Jews
The Palestinian ambassador to Washington sees a role for the American Jewish community in creating a Palestinian state
Plus Bill Clinton to save the day? and more in the news
The spy novelist rediscovers Menahem Bader’s Aliyah B book, about the brave men and women who smuggled Jews from prewar Europe to Mandate Palestine
Jordanian bank found liable for knowingly transferring terrorism funds
Security concerns won’t derail annual Breslover pilgrimage to Uman
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
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.