‘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 tries 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
Playwright Joshua Sobol brings the composer to life on the Vienna stage but can’t bring him home to Tel Aviv
Artists, writers, Ben-Gurion’s grandson read from Declaration
IDF sappers defused what’s believed to be an Italian bomb
After a decade in Tel Aviv, European-trained baker Uri Scheft brings his Breads to Manhattan
Why Ruth Calderon, a Talmud scholar and rookie politician, has a shot at breaking the Orthodox monopoly on Judaism
According to a study, the city is seven behind NYC, 88 spots ahead of Tehran
A viral Facebook video saves an Israeli driver’s day
Known for its opulence, Google does its Tel Aviv employees a solid
Rain and snow have pelted the country, causing lots of damage
Plus Richard Ben Cramer dies at 62
An effort to revive the symbolic Israeli ship
Israelis are pessimistic, Iranians were involved
21 injured in attack; Fatah’s West Bank al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigade claims responsibility
Describing the indescribable
Progress made on ceasefire, but distance remains
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.