‘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
‘Democratization and deterrence’
Plus the all-religions yeshiva, and more in the news
Plus rumor is that Rahm’s out, and more in the news
Plus the real Palestinian world, and more
Plus Weiner gets into a fight with a goat, and more
Plus the undeniable grossness of manna, and more
Plus Iran sanctions all set, and more in the news
Michael Oren, Israel’s U.S. ambassador, says Washington will always need his country as an ally
Plus reverse flotillas, and more in the news
Turkey’s sponsorship of the Gaza flotilla signals a failure of American policy
National Security Strategy emphasizes nonproliferation
Plus de Klerk denies nukes report, and more in the news
Plus Bibi to stop by D.C., and more in the news
Yoffie calls for unity on importance of sanctions
Plus Israel would have sold S.A. nukes, 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.