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
How the controversy has played in America
Fallout from last week’s East J’lem announcement continues
Yes, you read right
Plus Jews compliment Hitler, Who Dat?!, and more
President needs a 75 on midterms to avoid being held back a year
A weekly haftorah of repression and regeneration
Plus Colorado shuls are cyber-attacked, and more
Even the centrist opposition would keep some West Bank settlements
Plus a dispatch from a West Bank highway, and more in the news
Plus long-planned settlements, R.I.P. Exodus captain, and more
Plus, an East Jerusalem skirmish, Rothstein arraigned, and more
Plus prisoner swapping, a defiant Iran, and more in the news
Plus relief for survivors, Wizards owner dies, and more in the news
Plus a potential settlement freeze, messiah problems, and more
Israelis united in support; Obama not pleased
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