‘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
Kerry and others talk in terms of demographics, but it’s a question of rights
Sure it’s not a land deal, but maybe we’re getting somewhere?
The Newark mayor and Senate hopeful has got some game
Israel takes another small step toward Haredi conscription
How is Israel still responsible for regional peace?
The Child Lord of Instagram is friendly with all the rappers
Plus U.S. chides UN Human Rights Council for excessive focus on Israel
Plus President Obama may nix Israel trip if no new coalition forms
Plus Ambassador Oren’s close link to the Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane
Plus fact checking claims on Chuck Hagel
Plus more looks at the Israeli election
Plus impressive contents of the Afghan Geniza are revealed
Ezra Klein and Jeffrey Goldberg weigh in
Losing the only right answer
We must drop the assumption that there is no way to vanquish Hamas. Terrorists have been defeated before.
The story behind a story about a young woman’s search for a new kind of Jewish community
A preview of what’s to come over the next few weeks
Recipes featuring the Talmud’s five ingredients for a sweet new year
New project uses statistics to spot—and publicize—potential mass killings
Says Jerusalem bureau pulled his 2009 story about Israeli peace offer
When it comes to brines, Sandor Katz bubbles with enthusiasm
More proof the language isn’t dying: interactive online courses
Anti-Semitic write-in candidate affiliated with white supremacist group
Discovery enables further research of the Nazi extermination camp
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.