‘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
Powerful Likud politician tipped off extremists who attacked soldiers
Plus Erdogan cancer rumors fly, and more in the news
Michael Kohlhaas, a 19th-century novella by Heinrich von Kleist, reminds the Israeli and U.S. right that lust for vengeance is a terrible idea
Settlers attacking soldiers treated same as Palestinians attacking soldiers
Plus Russia and China protect Syria still, and more in the news
Ariel Sharon planned Israel’s settlements as bulwarks for defending the state and preserving Jerusalem, as his youngest son recalls in a new biography
Plus West Bank riots, Occupy Judaism’s importance, and more
Israelis are fixated on the Palestinian bid for statehood at the United Nations. But Palestinians, inured to false hopes, are much less riled up.
How a group of teenage believers could reshape the Israeli-Palestinian struggle
Will the P.A. go through with its statehood bid?
Plus will the real Flagman please stand up? and more in the news
Plus, Obama and the Jews, Obama and a Jew named Kinky, and more
Daniel Byman discusses the move toward statehood
Plus, Kristen Stewart’s dreidl, the Madoff divorce, and more
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.