‘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
Barring a late breakthrough, Kerry to return to U.S. after failed peace push
Plus ultra-Orthodox protest IDF draft changes in New York City, and more
Plus a UN org erases Israel from its map
The media is reporting that the historic visits were about the peace process. They’re wrong.
Plus Benghazi hearings polarize and Syria’s lost generation
Plus Obama says settlement freeze shouldn’t be a precondition to peace talks
Plus Haifa airport evacuated, third Iron Dome battery moves north
Plus Jerry Finkelstein, icon of New York high society and politics, dies at 96
Plus Hungarian politician wants list of Jews, and more in the news
Things that should happen before Abbas goes to the United Nations
Palestinian leader takes two steps forward on right of return, two steps back
Plus Anti-Semitic attacks in the United States are down from 2010
Plus the Free Gaza Movement’s promotion of Holocaust revision
Plus U.S. snags $150m from Canadian bank linked to Hezbollah
Plus, Egypt admits it ignored Israel’s warning
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.