‘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
Plus a closer look at the Ghajar withdrawal, and more in the news
Computer virus was aimed at nuclear program
Plus preparing for the worst in Lebanon, and more in the news
Plus federations worried about aging donor base, and more in the news
But urgency on Iran cuts both ways
Plus the crazy Russian Nets owner is Jewish after all (sorta), and more
Plus a contemporary cause on ancient walls, and more in the news
Plus Bill Clinton to save the day? and more in the news
If the midterm elections give the GOP more power in Washington, that could actually help Obama’s Mideast peace plans
Barack Obama courted American Jews as a candidate, but the relationship is on the rocks
Plus the death of a ‘lexical supermaven,’ and more in the news
Plus the lampshade made of skin, and more
Plus Russia grows a backbone on Iran, and more in the news
The Kadima leader says Israel is not the safest place in the world for Jews
All about Stuxnet, and more
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.