‘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
A coming-of-age novel set in the Yishuv
Benjamin, Scholem, Rosenzweig and the Angel of History
The stomach churning persistence of the Jewish day school experience
A new biography shines a light on Marie Syrkin
What’s behind evangelical support for Israel?
Rereading Yehuda Amichai through the lens of heartbreak
Having failed to assimilate, Ludwig Lewisohn went on to write the great American Jewish novel
Israeli cinema has finally come into its own
An Israeli in New York contemplates her homeland
A literary—but none-too-sad—Keith Gessen talks about his new novel
The work of Gershom Scholem
Singing the praises of Jesus Camp
A conversation with Alisa Solomon about the first—and last—Zionist musical comedy on Broadway
S. Yizhar harangued and criticized the country he loved
Recipes featuring the Talmud’s five ingredients for a sweet new year
New project uses statistics to spot—and publicize—potential mass killings
Says Jerusalem bureau pulled his 2009 story about Israeli peace offer
When it comes to brines, Sandor Katz bubbles with enthusiasm
More proof the language isn’t dying: interactive online courses
Anti-Semitic write-in candidate affiliated with white supremacist group
Discovery enables further research of the Nazi extermination camp
A case of mistaken MacArthur identity
If Israel and the Holocaust are most Jews’ points of identification, which holidays are really the High Holidays?
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.