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A Killing in Amman Portends More Animosity Between Israel and Jordan

What began as a delivery of bedroom furniture may end up as a major diplomatic crisis

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Straight Outta Kalorama: How Rap Lyrics Explain Jared Kushner’s Mideast Peace Speech

Want to decipher the presidential adviser’s thinking on Israel and Palestine? Better call in Jay-Z, Biggie, and Nas.

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America’s Descent Into Middle Eastern-Style Conspiracy-Theory Madness

How the once-sturdy institutions of our democracy—the press, the intelligence community, political parties—have been used to legitimize a conspiracy theory, and why those theories are so hard to disprove

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Leave Jared Kushner’s Orthodoxy Out of It

It’s fair to criticize the president’s son-in-law, but blaming his supposed ‘failings’ and ‘moral indifference’ on the Modern Orthodox institutions that educated him misses the mark

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The Truth Is Out There

Episode 75: David Duchovny and John Cleese

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An Inaugural Dispensation

Why Jared and Ivanka’s anonymously granted Shabbat exemption is problematic

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Here’s Looking at You, Kinder

This week on Unorthodox, Lynn Harris on comedy empowering women and author Robert Wright on Buddhism

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All in the Family

Jared Kushner will be named senior White House adviser to his father-in-law, Donald Trump

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But First, a Mansion and Shul

Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump prepare their move to Washington, D.C.

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Let My People Go

This week on Unorthodox, biblical scholar Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg offers a new look at Moses, and linguist and Columbia professor John McWhorter breaks down ‘safe spaces’

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Steve Bannon’s Heart Doesn’t Matter. His Actions Do.

The man tapped to be Donald Trump’s Karl Rove provided the bullhorn for the alt-right, which relentlessly identifies Jews as the champions of the country’s most nefarious forces

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What Will Become of Jared Kushner?

Pondering the future of Donald Trump’s son-in-law and surrogate

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Wealth Begets Love Begets Likes Begets Power

The saga of Wendi Deng, the ex-wife of Rupert Murdoch and maybe-lover of Vladimir Putin who helped Ivanka and Jared stay together

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Jared Kushner, Shanda

How the scion of one tri-state crime family married into another, in a story equal parts ‘Sopranos’ and ‘Game of Thrones.’

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Time to Step Up and Show Dad the Difference Between Right and Wrong

Jared Kushner came to the defense of his father-in-law, Donald Trump, after the presidential hopeful posted an anti-Semitic tweet bashing Hillary Clinton. One wonders when Kusher, an Orthodox Jew, will get the memo.

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Is Jared Kushner Helping to Refine His Father-in-law’s Social Media Presence?

After Corey Lewandowski’s ousting, details have emerged about who does what in Trumpworld

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Sporting Goods

This week on Unorthodox: ‘Sports Illustrated’ Editor L. Jon Wertheim and Princeton professor Imani Perry, plus our very own Jewish name generator

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Ivanka Trump and Double Standards for Jewish Converts

Jewish converts are often unfairly scrutinized and face intense pressure to obey Orthodox observances. But they should be treated with open arms, just like Ivanka Trump.

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Another Jewish Trump Wedding for the Books

Eric Trump and Lara Yunaska wed under ‘crystal-embellished’ chuppah

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Sundown: Bibi Vows Broad Coalition

Plus will Great Britain exit the EU? Prolly not.

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Sundown: Lieberman Thanks Clinton

Plus, Galliano spotted in London, Kushner wants the Dodgers, and more

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Sundown: Bibi and Barak Tag-Team

Plus Iran non-action, Bar Kochba coins, Trump-Kushner nuptials

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Sundown: Religious Israeli Sues H&M

Plus, ‘Funny’ Jews

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