A new piece of legislation seeks to upset the status quo over which language the Jewish state deems official. It’s deeply misguided.
New York State starves schools of money. In East Ramapo, Orthodox Jews—and special-needs children—get the blame.
Batya Ungar-Sargon discusses her exposé on the tax rolls and funding cuts that fueled an ethnic rift in East Ramapo, N.Y.
How under the weight of history, all memory becomes holy—even the memory that should not
The country singer—and a founding father of American Christian Zionism—died 11 years ago this week
An excerpt from a new analysis of King David, the biblical poet-hero
Some Modern Orthodox teens observe ‘half-Shabbat,’ using cell phones in private. How widespread is the trend? Is it a crisis?
There is no single unifying cuisine, but Jewish food from Central and South America is coming into its own
For the first time, I’m concerned about my kids’ Jewishness as I send them off in the morning
Plus a new Egyptian constitution, and more in the news
But how effectively can computer viruses forestall military action?
New computer malware is the handiwork of some country
Plus the Iran talks are stalled, and more in the news
Lack of progress in Iran nuclear talks will lead to military action
Plus troubling find at Iranian facility, and more in the news
P5+1 countries Iran talk again today. Will they do more than talk?
Plus African immigrants attacked in Tel Aviv, and more in the news
Plus Bibi delays vote on West Bank outposts, and more in the news
Alcohol enrichment reportedly underway at extremely hip drinks spot
Plus Bibi reiterates demand for no enrichment, and more in the news
Barak hints deal to be proposed this week would be acceptable
Plus Syrian unrest unrests Lebanon, and more in the news
Fear: agreement could cause military nuclear program to go overlooked
Plus more avian espionage, and more in the news
Some people lean on neighbors for a cup of sugar. The Fruchters, of Memphis, Tennessee, needed theirs to help them keep the Sabbath.
Forging ancient artifacts, procuring army sick passes, and pretending to be normal after a traumatic brain injury