‘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
The blog could have lived—even gotten better—after Beinart
Reports about a religious woman running for office reveal a media blind spot: Orthodox women
Zion Square will prominently include a one-state voice
‘Zion Square’ touts Israeli, Palestinian, U.S. perspectives on the Mideast
Your Flotilla opinion round-up
This week on ‘Millionaire Matchmaker’
Plus Brittany Murphy’s widower speaks, mazel tov Omri, and more
You thought it ended with Rahm, Ari, and Zeke?
A new explanation of his bizarre health-care flip-flops
Four years after his stroke, he can wiggle his toes but not do much else
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.