‘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 tried 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, Iran ominously moves nuclear production, and more in the news
Plus, cagey Iran, D.C. vs. Snyder, and more
Plus whence #j14?, Iran and the Arab Spring, and more in the news
Plus a fascinating look inside Syria
Plus Lebanon backs, Congress threatens U.N., and more in the news
Plus Kletzky dad sues confessed killer, and more
Plus, Syria heads for civil war, Gilad’s birthday, and more in the news
Plus, further Gaza warring, bulking Southern defenses, and more in the news
With the Arab Spring shaking the Middle East’s status quo, a new regional order is being born. As the recent attacks in Eilat and Be’er Sheva show, Israel is likely to pay a price.
Plus safer Sinai, Human Rights Council acts on Syria, and more in the news
Plus, to the shores of Tripoli, pressure to escalate in Gaza, and more in the news
Plus, the new Sinai, and more in the news
Which is something Israel should probably welcome
Was Hamas involved? And what happens to Syria next?
While Israel sits in the catbird seat
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.