‘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 Houston bomb threats, Haim, and Marc Meron
Plus a New York socialite gets sentenced and John Malkovich arrives in Israel
Has the red line on direct American participation in Syria been crossed?
What seeming more and more like a normal day
Plus calls for greater involvement in Syria gather steam
Plus Bibi signs off on Sharansky’s new plan for the Western Wall
The life and times of Isaac Shushan
Plus John Kerry throws a brushback pitch at North Korea
Plus diplomats say chemical weapons were used by Assad in Syria
How Bibi Netanyahu handed the American president a big trophy—and got what Israel wanted all along
Plus Barbara Walters is retiring
Meanwhile, chaos in Syria takes a major Assad ally
Three subjects—Iran, the Palestinians, and Syria—will surely be the subject of tonight’s dinner in Jerusalem
The Israeli-Syrian border is quiet no more, as armed Islamist rebels pledge to take back the Golan Heights
Trouble in the Golan
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.