‘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
Peace process breakdown weakens the U.S.
Has Netanyahu prepared his country for this trying moment?
Plus Galliano convicted, tent protests tested, and more in the news
Plus Turkish tensions, occupied Sinai, and more in the news
Not really. Let us count the ways.
Plus A’jad being A’jad, China picks a side, and more in the news
Plus, new Azeri friends, mini-Madoff was big at the U, and more
Plus, U.S. prepares to call for Assad to step down, and more in the news
Plus, Turkey means never having to say you’re sorry, and more
Plus, Israel is the hot congressional vacation spot, and more in the news
Plus, Syrian ships shell Syrian city, and more in the news
Plus, Arab League considers Security Council, creepy Breivik surgery, and more
Meanwhile, U.S. backs away from supporting dissidents
Plus Arafat’s succesor? and more
Abbas recasts failure to reconcile as selling point at the U.N.
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.