A new piece of legislation seeks to upset the status quo over which language the Jewish state deems official. It’s deeply misguided.
New York State starves schools of money. In East Ramapo, Orthodox Jews—and special-needs children—get the blame.
Batya Ungar-Sargon discusses her exposé on the tax rolls and funding cuts that fueled an ethnic rift in East Ramapo, N.Y.
How under the weight of history, all memory becomes holy—even the memory that should not
The country singer—and a founding father of American Christian Zionism—died 11 years ago this week
An excerpt from a new analysis of King David, the biblical poet-hero
Some Modern Orthodox teens observe ‘half-Shabbat,’ using cell phones in private. How widespread is the trend? Is it a crisis?
There is no single unifying cuisine, but Jewish food from Central and South America is coming into its own
For the first time, I’m concerned about my kids’ Jewishness as I send them off in the morning
Palestinians riot over building announcement
Plus Le Pen’s good day, go Vols, and more in the news
Kramer’s policies would lower birth rate
The ‘proximity talks,’ and what happens if they fail
Plus Biden in Jerusalem, Iran throws an elbow at Russia, and more in the news
Plus China anti-sanctions, U.K. acts on war crimes, and more in the news
Plus MoDo on the Saudis, directing indirect talks, and more in the news
Plus oh hi Farrakhan, ‘Brooklyn Shore,’ and more in the news
Plus carping over gefilte fish, and more bad puns
Figure much higher than at the height of Oslo Accords
Plus ‘Schindler’ lands ice dancers in 10th, and more in the news
Foxman speaks on UC-Irvine Oren incident
Plus mumps, Salvadoran sex trafficking, and more in the news
Plus Fatah and Hamas feud over electricity, and more in the news
Plus Oren shouted down, Touro’s Lander dies, and more in the news
Some people lean on neighbors for a cup of sugar. The Fruchters, of Memphis, Tennessee, needed theirs to help them keep the Sabbath.
Forging ancient artifacts, procuring army sick passes, and pretending to be normal after a traumatic brain injury