‘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
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
Video: Throw away your jars of gray fish patties. This Rosh Hashanah, make a terrine that’ll have doubters asking for seconds.
World’s most prestigious book fair also features anti-Semitic books
A bruising election keeps bruising
Plus Jack Lew as Secretary of Treasury?
Plus Turkey and Syria continue to heat up
Does this mean there can be peace?
A letter from Tel Aviv on the impact of Obama re-election
I have a lot in common with the conscientious objector. So, why can’t I stomach his decision to avoid IDF service?
In Pittsburgh, signs read “Obama… Oy Vey”
Plus Syrian fire hits IDF jeeps near the border between Israel and Syria
Palestinian leader takes two steps forward on right of return, two steps back
Joe rides the Shabbat elevator with McCain, tells a bad joke
Plus Sheldon Adelson makes his case
The Republican’s vision—based on choice and dignity, not dependence—is why Jews should support him
What drives the president—the chasm between the world as it is and ought to be—is what drives the Jewish people
Do we call this greenwashing, dankwashing, stinkwashing?
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.
Some people lean on neighbors for a cup of sugar. The Fruchters, of Memphis, Tennessee, needed theirs to help them keep the Sabbath.