‘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
Brighton Beach brawl ends in decision for rabbi-in-training
Does history live up to the Islamic center’s ideal?
The latest ‘Text/Context’
Ask Joseph Telushkin your questions
Hasidic tale gets updated for the stage
The Ground Zero Islamic center was named for a period in Spanish-Muslim history that some call a golden age of tolerance
Stallone’s Barney Ross versus our Barney Ross
The prime minister with a song in his heart
Why now? Why not now?
Charged English anti-Semitism in Tablet Magazine; now denies it
Plus Cameron calls Gaza ‘prison camp,’ and more
Our editor returns fire in the NYT
The latest ‘Jewish Review of Books’
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.