‘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
Economic Minister Naftali Bennett walked out during Martin Schulz’s speech
The GOP candidate was deemed ‘racist’ for calling Israeli culture superior. Albert Einstein said it too.
Everything you need to know about Mitt’s visit (and more)
Abbas recasts failure to reconcile as selling point at the U.N.
Plus officially no Palestinian unity, and more in the news
Plus P.A. upheaval, Iran redux?, and more in the news
Plus the real problem with Palin, and more
Israel rejected big offer; news is bad P.R. for P.A.
Plus Harvey Milk’s camera shop, and more in the news
Plus Iran called out on meddling, and more in the news
Plus Yitzhak Rabin’s (non-?)legacy, and more in the news
Plus the coming Israeli energy boom, and more in the news
The ‘proximity talks,’ and what happens if they fail
Plus the one-state solution?, the doctor is in, and more in the news
Settlers refuse to comply
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.