‘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
Plus R.I.P. Sonia Peres, and more in the news
Napolitano nixes Israel-style procedures for U.S.
Bibi and Peres denounced Israel’s racist rabbis. They can do better.
The octogenarian president loves him some teen pop sensation
Plus yes that is a creepy Sharon sculpture, and more
It’s time for Israel to rethink its rejection of the Armenian Genocide
Inside the West’s once-ally
The Kadima leader says Israel is not the safest place in the world for Jews
Plus Peres and Barak paint the town red, and more
A new book argues for the enduring significance of the 1917 Balfour Declaration
Despite diminishing numbers, a historical Jewish community thrives in Azerbaijan
Charged English anti-Semitism in Tablet Magazine; now denies it
Benny Morris and Shimon Peres get together, and more
Israeli President Shimon Peres reflects on his mentor, his peace partner, and whether the State of Israel will survive
The NYC restaurant will be serving honey and red wine-braised short ribs
Rogue diplomat secured passports for rebels fleeing Assad’s bloody regime
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
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.