‘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
For residents of the town Sderot, running to bomb shelters is nothing new
No casualties reported in largest attack since 2012
Plus historic synagogue in Damascus is looted and burned to the ground
Plus Obama says settlement freeze shouldn’t be a precondition to peace talks
A look at Gaza’s beleaguered neighbor
In 2007, I traveled to Sderot to make a film. Months later, I made it my home—and Gaza my neighbor.
The comical contretemps is actually an important, depressing sign
Plus, Israel cajoles Russia, and more in the news
A screaming comes across Washington Square Park
In Israel, graffiti tells all sides of the story
Plus new Hanukkah music and Ah-nuld does the Hora
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.