‘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
How well do you know your Hebrew phrases?
Or should that be ‘Love and Guns’?
Israelis have a hard time settling differences, let alone settlements
Let’s call this a party
All good things must come to an end
In Israel, gentrification is about religion, not class
For the Christmas spirit, Israelis look to their Filipino caregivers
A tragedy in Israel lets the ‘ethnic genie’ out of the bottle
What the Gaza operation and dreidels have in common
Are foreigners welcome in Israel?
Is organized labor protest divinely ordained?
In Israel, ‘politics’ is not politics as usual
Your weekly dose of Israelispeak
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.