‘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
William Cowan, a former aide to Governor Deval Patrick, will represent Massachusetts
Plus John Kerry confirmed as secretary of state
Next up: a vote to confirm him (or not)
Meanwhile, 3,000 Gaza teenagers graduate Hamas training school
Kerry learned of his grandfather’s Judaism back in 2003
Plus Massachusetts rabbi considering Senate run
Will he glide through the nomination process?
Plus John Kerry to replace Clinton at State Department
Plus the brother of the Toulouse gunman speaks
Conservatives, Senate accuse White House; White House accuses NYT
Wunderkind Democrat Andrei Cherny, ‘Clinton’s heir,’ is focusing on the Jewish state in his race for Congress
Plus Bibi switches course on settlement neighborhood, and more in the news
The imminent landmark very few are talking about
A smaller percentage of the GOP electorate was Jewish than in 2008
Or: tomorrow’s Republican talking point, today
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.