‘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
Plus Hong Kong’s Jewish high school graduates its first class, and more
Delegates report the food at this year’s policy conference isn’t half bad
Washington’s restaurant scene may be booming, but D.C. still isn’t a capital place to find good kosher eats
How a trendy eatery is battling the laws of physics to redefine kosher cuisine
Plus Jews lament their age
If you’re buying a kosher turkey, here are a few essential tips for making a perfect Thanksgiving dinner
In New Kosher Cuisine, one of the doyennes of kosher home cooking takes her fare in a simpler direction
The owners of Jezebel, a new restaurant in Manhattan, try to give kosher cuisine a trendy home downtown
The Russian capital’s recent boom in kosher restaurants shows that kashrut isn’t just for Jews anymore
A new high-end residential development is seeking to add a shine of kosher chic to the historic—if also historically downmarket—Lower East Side
Iconic Jewish-owned food store sells trayf, gets it wrong
At the Manischewitz kosher-cooking contest, the menu is international, the fanfare is intense, and the presiding judge is the legendary Jacques Pépin. Could kashrut be the ultimate Top Chef challenge?
Jordanian bank found liable for knowingly transferring terrorism funds
Security concerns won’t derail annual Breslover pilgrimage to Uman
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
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.