‘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
Video: Celebrate the holiday with a refreshing Apple Tea Fizz
Classics from Don McLean, Adam Sandler, the Maccabeats, and more
Shmaltz Brewing Company settles into its new brewery in Upstate New York
Calvin Trillin’s Thanksgiving Spaghetti alla Carbonara gets a kosher makeover
Recipes for Pumpkin Custard Kugel, Sage-Scented Matzoh Balls, and more
Special offerings from Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Cleveland, and more
The popular Hanukkah jelly donuts are basically the new Cronut
Bloggers and foodies share their recipes for sweet potato latkes, fried brussels sprouts, pumpkin sufganiyot, and a deep-fried turkey
Because you can only take so much once-in-70,000 years cheer
We asked for your best / Thanksgivukkah haikus / Here are the winners
Hanukkah starts early this year, so send early and often
May the most perplexing Thanksgivukkah snack win
Opening bid for three boxes of Gabila’s knishes is 99 cents, shipping costs $45
Joan Nathan shares her favorite sweet potato recipes from her cookbooks
This year, there’s no shortage of festive holiday apparel
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.