‘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 tries 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
Plus Silvio Berlusconi gets a year in jail
Plus a new round of sanctions against Iran take hold
Plus, is Israel retaliating for the UN vote?
Rand, senator from Kentucky, wants anti-war clarification attached to bill
Santorum, Paul, and Gingrich on the side of the road
Ron Paul’s compliance today could lead to Rand Paul’s dominance later
Plus Mormon baptisms of dead Jews, and more
Plus Paul vs. Kristol, the Lego Auschwitz, and more
The Jewish state’s strongest supporters (and leader) don’t want it politicized
Proposed budget cuts pit Republicans against pro-Israel group
But maybe a little divided on Egypt?
Is Rand Paul about to start a GOP civil war?
GOP gains empower Cantor, not Schumer
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.