‘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
Plus mass nudity at the Dead Sea, and more
‘The New Yorker’ visits Tehran
Others react to Goldberg’s report
Goldberg examines Iranian nuclear issue
Plus Lubavitcher Rabbi Krinsky sez: ‘Go Sawx!’ and more
Plus opponents go to court, Mavi Marmara goes home, and more in the news
Plus A’jad’s mysterious firecracker and a warning of war
But it plays up Turkish deal, a no-go for the West
Plus Yoffie speaks out, and more in the news
Plus the freeze truly will end in Sept., and more in the news
The consequences of bombing Iran
Plus the non-freeze, the non-talks, and more in the news
Plus IDF cleared on flotilla, another boat approaches, and more in the news
The Jews’ Jesus, and more
Plus Russian intelligence, and more in the news
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.