‘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
Jewish Voice for Peace members heckle Rahm Emanuel and Michael Oren
A warning to journalists: Do not diss Chicago or its mediocre pizza
The Chicago mayor isn’t convinced New York now has America’s tallest building
Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel inaugurates a day honoring the parody king
Despite having been a dance major during college
Barbra Streisand and Bill Clinton toast Israel’s president on his 90th birthday
Los Angeles just elected its first Jewish mayor
Asher Lopatin succeeds Avi Weiss at an influential seminary, offering a pluralistic version of Orthodoxy
The Jewish Primary Day School is now the place to be for the kids of Washington’s politically connected Jews
Plus AIPAC names new spokesman known as “the quote machine”
What the legacy of the Chicago strike should be
At the GOP convention, Josh Bolten reminisces about introducing President Bush to shmurah matzo
Also Rahm + Farrakhan = Crime Fighting Duo?
It’s the children of Irgun fighters who are known as princes of the Israeli right. But Benzion Netanyahu was a scholar, not an underground militant.
The 2012 presidential campaign will be a landmark for U.S. Mormons. It’ll also be the most Jewish election in history, argues a Mitt Romney adviser.
The story behind a story about a young woman’s search for a new kind of Jewish community
A preview of what’s to come over the next few weeks
Recipes featuring the Talmud’s five ingredients for a sweet new year
New project uses statistics to spot—and publicize—potential mass killings
Says Jerusalem bureau pulled his 2009 story about Israeli peace offer
When it comes to brines, Sandor Katz bubbles with enthusiasm
More proof the language isn’t dying: interactive online courses
Anti-Semitic write-in candidate affiliated with white supremacist group
Discovery enables further research of the Nazi extermination camp
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.