‘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
So much hummus, fuzzy numbers, and more
Peter Beinart’s argument about Israel and liberal American Jews is built on misread data
Marjorie Ingall wants your responses
Berman takes flight, Zionism for kids, and more
Jacobson, American Zionist activist, was 97
Defends NYRB piece, which was originally for NYT Mag
Warns Zionism is increasingly for the Orthodox
Does Israel’s capital—with its large, activist, and growing ultra-Orthodox population—fairly represent Israel?
Malcolm Hoenlein has served as the unofficial king of the Jews for the past three decades, but a combination of forces threatens his rule
Happy 150th, Theodor!
Hillel Halkin tells Liel Liebovitz of his ‘Halevian’ decision
Pressure from S. African community will keep the judge from joining the hora
The Relativity papers, on exhibit in Jerusalem
Jewish author’s estate sues J.K. Rowling
Plus fear vs. hate, hippie art, and a rock ‘n’ roll error
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.