‘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
I win a bet, but do not rejoice
Plus, hikers released, Jewish outreach, and more in the news
Plus Syria soon sans Assad, and more in the news
Move will prompt U.S. veto. And what else?
Plus Weprin loses, probe calls blockade illegal, and more in the news
Plus, cagey Iran, D.C. vs. Snyder, and more
Plus, further Gaza warring, bulking Southern defenses, and more in the news
In face of horrors and condemnations, engagement still continues
Plus, Arab League considers Security Council, creepy Breivik surgery, and more
Plus the flotilla to take to the air, and more in the news
But U.N. action is unlikely, and more in the news
While U.N. concludes Syrian site was atomic
Plus Egypt goes rogue, Syria and Syrians in crosshairs, and more in the news
Plus Libya fallout, Ian McEwan, and more
But it plays up Turkish deal, a no-go for the West
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.