‘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
The evangelical, who previously trafficked in anti-Mormon tropes, validated Romney’s religion in his RNC speech
Ultraconservatives get it wrong on birth control: Americans should embrace Judaism’s nuanced approach rather than adhering to absolutes
The movie star Jon Voight, once an icon of the counterculture, is now among America’s loudest conservative voices supporting Israel
NYT profile of David Barton omits white supremacist past
Guess who’s coming to Israel
Mike Huckabee is right and he’s oh so wrong
Plus Balkany gets four, Helen Thomas doubles down, and more
Evangelical ex-governor loves the Jews; will they love him back?
Plus Huckabee hearts Israel, Bullock’s bris, and more
Plus frum dating, ‘nasology,’ Huckabee in Jerusalem, and more
Top Jewish Republican strategist explains issue’s appeal
Palin, Avigdor Lieberman, other ‘friends’ listed as honorary hosts
Online Yiddish, comedic justice, and evangelical fervor
Specter’s travails, Huckabee makes waves again, and more in the news
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.