‘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 tried 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
Israel’s mistake is trying to resolve new political problems with outdated military solutions
Plus Bibi to stop by D.C., and more in the news
A new book probes Israel’s murky relationship with apartheid South Africa
Plus de-linking ‘linkage,’ non-Ambassador Dershowitz, and more in the news
Plus proximity talks to begin this week, and more in the news
Violence in Gaza and Berlin, and more in the news
South African’s skewed vision of conflict
Plus Elijah’s cup and Gilad’s chair, and more in the news
Plus deadly clashes, habemus health care, and more in the news
Plus MoDo on the Saudis, directing indirect talks, and more in the news
Plus Dubai cause-of-death, Snooki’s glassy Purim, and more in the news
Plus ‘Schindler’ lands ice dancers in 10th, and more in the news
Plus strong words from the U.N., mazel tov to Torah Bright, and more in the news
Plus mumps, Salvadoran sex trafficking, and more in the news
Plus Iran’s big day, U.N. sanctions near, and MoHouse in the news
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.