‘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
As the Knesset debates conscription for Haredim, some teens are already leaving their community to serve
What happens when an Israeli and a Palestinian, separated by checkpoints, meet and fall for each other
A writer’s plea goes up in smoke
A new study funded by the U.S. undercuts the notion that Palestinian schools incite violence against Israel
My beloved Beitar Jerusalem has some racist fans. Instead of abandoning the team, we should take it back.
A vote to officially allow English at the Jerusalem institution is part of a longer history of Zionist concessions
In most places, the No Pants Subway Ride is just a prank. How’d it go over in a city that prizes modesty?
Plus snow blankets Jerusalem and much of Israel
Plus Richard Ben Cramer dies at 62
Plus Syrian police chief defects as post-Assad era looms
Plus the Women of the Wall return
Is it actually the “death knell” for the two-state solution?
Parents in a tight-knit neighborhood believe a pedophile ring is terrorizing children. What if it doesn’t exist?
World leaders visit Israel, West Bank, and Egypt in effort to forge ceasefire
Looking back on this week and looking nervously forward
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.