The new culture of progressive right-think may be even worse for Jews—and liberalism—than Obama’s Iran deal
The 100th anniversary is the time for Israel to rethink the moral concession it has made by abetting Turkish denial
Staying silent in the face of radical evil is wrong. It’s time for us to engage.
Betty Misheiker, who died recently at 96, created hazy, imaginative masterpieces in South Africa and Israel
When a young Yiddish poet killed a Ukrainian leader who allowed pogroms, he helped forge a lasting link between Jews and Armenians
Happy 200th birthday, you ‘hair-oil using, false-jewel wearing, tailorish non-gentlefolk.’ You’re one of us.
How do we teach kids that gender equality is fabulous?
Video: Fry up these savory snacks at home, and make your own spicy harissa for dipping
If the point of marriage is not happiness but religion, what constitutes grounds for divorce? Plus: tips for grooming pubic hair.
Other Orthodox women cover their hair with beautiful sheitels. Why does mine make me look like Marge Simpson?
The born-again ABC show offers Kristin Chenoweth, camp, and TV that doesn’t require Talmudic analysis
A 24-year-old Jewish Upper West Sider helps run the most important Arab-American organization in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, home to 35,000 Arabs
The Israeli government wants to lure expats back home with provocative ads. For one American Jew and her Israeli-born husband, it’s a false promise.
Did you know his kids went on Birthright?
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Promised a prized object, an aspiring writer and family friend helped Isaac Bashevis Singer’s widow sort through his possessions. But some things will always remain out of reach.
A new book tells the story of a middle-class Jewish girl from Westchester who changed her name, moved to Pakistan, and became a leading voice of radical Islamism
Plus an Upper West Side bomb threat, and more in the news
Historian Jonathan Sarna discusses the Great Emancipator’s ties to a chiropodist, military men, and other Jews
Stories for Passover about slavery, freedom, family… and lice
In a new biography, Annie Cohen-Solal looks at the immigrant child who changed modern art