‘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 Bar Refaeli wants to make a sex tape
Apparently rural American whites prefer Ahmadinejad to Obama
Plus Syrian refugee toll could rise as high as 700,000
The United Nations and the bomb diagram
The Iranian leader went a different route yesterday
Plus Syria’s bloodiest day yet
Avoiding the U.N. circus would have sent a stronger message about the gravity of the Iranian threat
Plus the legendary Chuck Norris to visit Israel
In Fortress Israel, journalist Patrick Tyler argues that the country’s warrior ethos impedes Mideast peace
Will threat fatigue push Iran in the zone of immunity?
Plus anti-Semitic Elmo is back
Plus Romney on one-state solution and Gilad Shalit’s Rosh Hashanah letter
The disease has spread and it looks like global chicken pox
How sanctions linking Hezbollah chief to Assad regime could pay dividends
The film ‘Innocence of Muslims’ and the dangerous failing of the media
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.