‘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.
He was the poet of normal life in a culture still beholden to its foundational myths
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?
A nonprofit called Elijah’s Journey tries to raise awareness about suicide and mental illness in a specifically Jewish context
My mother has corresponded with inmates for years, offering a sense of community—especially during the High Holidays
Tread carefully, the rabbis warn, when seeking to understand creation or envision God
Following Putin’s rejection of Bibi’s plea to not bolster Syrian air defense
Plus Benghazi hearings polarize and Syria’s lost generation
The actor/writer/director talks to Jewcy about anxiety and Hebrew School
Plus Neil Diamond to donate ‘Sweet Caroline’ profits to Boston victims
A look at David Duchovny’s paranormal-obsessed character
Revisiting copywriter Michael Ginsberg before Sunday’s Season 6 premiere
A Yiddish-inflected horoscope that’s equal parts astrology and menschy
Plus bad things keep happening at bucolic Oberlin College
‘The Gatekeepers’ and ’5 Broken Cameras’ vie for the Academy Award
When a teenager’s weight issues and Jewish identity intersect
The 84-year-old sex therapist gave Jewcy some romantic help
Rabbi who assists Satmar abuse victims attacked in Williamsburg
Plus have anti-Semitism and anti-Israel rhetoric left American college campuses?
Plus a plan to legalize the settlements in the West Bank?
Plus Arlen Specter eulogized
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.
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.