‘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
All about New York’s second-in-command
Plus Israel goes to California, Weiner on “chutzpah,” and more in the news
Plus more Dubai suspects, leave Bronner alone!, and more in the news
The upcoming Turkish-Japanese-American War, and more
Students receive a new kind of training
Should the Times yank him from the beat?
Potential conflict-of-interest explored
For converts, December can be the cruelest month
Plus the West Bank mosque arson’s aftermath, and more in the news
Blog responds to NYT article on Midwood
Plus landing a White House invite, Dylan vs. Diamond, and more
The NYT’s awful, heart-warming story about a Hebrew-speaking dog
To shill Jewish penicillin
Happy Columbus Day! Plus, Abbas flipped, the Coens dissed, and Potok staged
Says rabbi who gave famous 1990 sermon
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.