‘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.
Philosopher Bettina Stangneth’s brilliant, newly translated study of the origins of evil shows why radicals like ISIS act like Nazis
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
After my mother died, I couldn’t recite the High Holiday prayer anymore—until I gained a new understanding of its words
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
Plus photos show Iran covering up nuke evidence, and more in the news
Plus Bibi switches course on settlement neighborhood, and more in the news
IDF ploy was to gin up violence, justify crackdown in West Bank village
Plus Abbas reacts to the Arab Spring, and more in the news
Plus Egyptian Islamists flailing, and more in the news
Plus Egypt prisoner swap in the works, and more in the news
Celebrates Supreme Court victory, says Knesset has no further move
Migron to disappear by August 1, barring further gov’t action, noncompliance
Plus intel is that Iran hasn’t yet decided on bomb, and more in the news
Plus West Bank statehood edifice collapsing, and more in the news
Plus Ellison is the richest Jew, and more
Getting high in the settlements
Plus concerns of covert Iranian breakout, and more in the news
Plus humanitarian aid for Homs, and more in the news
Plus more settlements prompt more U.S. words, and more
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.