‘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 tried 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
That was the half-year that was, on The Scroll
The myriad problems with and underlying logic for reconciliation
Ex-pres., publisher said to falsely market ‘anti-Israel propaganda’
A Columbia professor tours East Jerusalem, where national histories clash, converge, and intertwine
N.Y. congressman was Schumer’s mentor-turned-foe
Obama’s embrace of Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan threatens both Israel and the Palestinian Authority
Noshing at the White House, last month and through the years
Cameron condemns, Abbas has a prize, and more flotilla reax
Maybe American liberal Zionism simply isn’t worth saving
Bemoans lack of ‘real progress’ since 1979
Defense minister utters a very big word
Hating Israel but loving peace, recalling Derrida, killing Jimmy Carter, and more
The emailed rant that’s been making the forwarded-by-relatives rounds
Shouldn’t he be fasting, too?
Jason Carter has been praised by ADL
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.