‘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
A pair of Swiss musicians brought their Jewishness back from the dead
A new box set offers a taste of one of the world’s great Jewish music collections
Oran Etkin takes his cues from Malian griots, Louis Armstrong, and the shtetl
New albums find inspiration in the Passover haggadah
Once bustling, and long silent, Krakow’s streets sing anew
A klezmer musician turns her grandmother’s FBI files into musical theater
Musical stage acts with soul
Musical know-it-alls talk the talk, but can they walk the walk?
The overlapping musical traditions of the Roma and the Jews
Paul Shapiro’s music is a buffet of treats
Two musicians meet at the intersection of then and now
Hill country and the old country merge in a unique folk sound
What happens when 100 klezmer musicians from around the world gather for a photo op?
Composer Osvaldo Golijov
When Italians fell for klezmer, Francesco Spagnolo tuned them in to the forgotten sounds of their own people
The NYC restaurant will be serving honey and red wine-braised short ribs
Rogue diplomat secured passports for rebels fleeing Assad’s bloody regime
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
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.