‘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
An incident that yields no thoughtful responses
Examining the implications of the fall of the Tal Law
Israel takes another small step toward Haredi conscription
Bucking convention in his village, Yousef Juhja sent three sons to the IDF—and one paid the ultimate price
The bulk of next year’s graduating class will be absorbed by the IDF
Plus Tal Law and Romney doubles down on Palestinian culture
Plus Kadima threat to leave government is real, and more in the news
Can activist Mickey Gitzin focus the social justice movement on a political message about synagogue and state?
Plus what is going on in Egypt? and more in the news
Protests, Kadima Party force Bibi to promise real concessions
Plus Syria only gets worse, and more in the news
Prime minister likely to propose compromise bill, keep coalition intact
Plus German intelligence official resigns, and more in the news
With squabbling of Kadima and religious parties, Bibi holds all the cards
As the Knesset considers a new national service law, young Arab citizens may be required to pitch in, too
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
Anti-Semitic write-in candidate affiliated with white supremacist group
Discovery enables further research of the Nazi extermination camp
A case of mistaken MacArthur identity
If Israel and the Holocaust are most Jews’ points of identification, which holidays are really the High Holidays?
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.