‘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.
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?
New novel ‘The Betrayers’ boldly places at its center the most famous refusenik and all he represents for Soviet Jewry
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.
Forty percent of Jewish millennials may be unaffiliated. That doesn’t mean they’re not creating a new kind of Jewish world.
Just because you’re in synagogue doesn’t mean you have to read what’s in the prayer book
Plus Sarkozy takes $200,000 speaking fee and offends the crowd
I’ll give you a hint, it wasn’t Chavez
Bird watchers in Israel can never cry fowl
A round-up of fake news we wish were true and true news we wish were fake
Plus Bob Woodward on why Chuck Hagel was nominated
The influence of Vladimir Vysotsky, who would have been 75 this week, reaches far beyond his homeland
Meanwhile, 3,000 Gaza teenagers graduate Hamas training school
Plus American plotter in Mumbai attack sentenced to 35 years
Plus Chuck Hagel scores endorsements from the pro-Israel community
Israel’s love affair with centrist parties enters new chapter with Yair Lapid
My 7-year-old told me to vote for the party that ‘gives the most peace,’ but there were none on offer in Israel’s election
For those keeping score at home
Looking at the prevailing narratives about Israel
Plus more looks at the Israeli election
Plus will Great Britain exit the EU? Prolly not.
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.