‘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 more power to Bibi, and more
Salafists, Christians could defeat Muslim Brotherhood for presidency
Energy deal a pillar of Camp David Accords
Plus anti-Semitism at the CIA, and more in the news
And the Dead Sea experiences shrinkage
Plus the crisis moves toward Syria, and more in the news
Israeli energy source squeezed in the south, disputed in the west
Recent tensions only reveal fundamental shared interests. Hopefully.
Plus, Hezbollah gets feistier, Weiner’s district, and more in the news
Recently discovered gas and oil fields could make Israel one of the world’s largest energy producers. That threatens Iran’s power, which is why its agents in Lebanon are manufacturing a border dispute.
Sabotages could break the Israeli peace, shove Jordan into Iran’s arms
Lebanon’s line gives it a chunk of gas field, could also create conflict
Plus, exit Mitchell, stage irrelevant, and more
Pipeline explosion coincides with re-examination of Egyptian gas deal
Plus who will stop Assad? and more in the news
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.