‘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
Homeland star announces plans to run for Israeli office on Colbert Report
Here’s why he made it
ScarJo’s SodaStream spot, that ‘Seinfeld’ reunion, and Coca Cola’s yarmulkes
The actor on 1960s New York, the Coen Brothers, and, of course, Homeland
Plus this year’s Forward 50 announced, and more in the news
Plus Mandy Patinkin’s favorite Princess Bride line, and more in the news
“She’s crying wolf again, Sauuuul”
Blesses couple during Stephen Colbert’s on-air ‘shutdown wedding’ ceremony
Plus Sacha Baron Cohen’s Yom Kippur service, and more in the news
Plus Iron Dome battery deployed in Netanya, and more in the news
Plus the State Department postpones honor for Egyptian anti-Semite
Plus NSA declassifies Jonathan Pollard damage assessment
Plus, is Israel retaliating for the UN vote?
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Post-Sept. 11 fear and regret loom over the gripping new season of the Emmy-winning terrorism drama
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
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.