The SeeSaw

Help! Our 'Half-Jewish' Daughter is Becoming Frum

Two ‘half-Jewish’ parents are getting worried as their daughter grows drawn into Chabad. They ask Seesaw how to talk to her about the risks of her new religious lifestyle.

Let's Unite To Make Marriage Stronger for All — Gay and Straight

EDITORIAL: After the Supreme Court gave LGBT people the right to marry, Jane Eisner says it’s high time for liberals and conservatives to unite behind a pro-marriage agenda — for straight people, too.

Did Michael Oren Concoct Haiti Earthquake 'Kick in Chest'?

Michael Oren says in his new book that he felt ‘kicked in the chest’ when President Obama omitted Israel from a list of countries helping Haiti after the 2010 earthquake. That’s odd — since the first Israeli rescuers hadn’t even arrived yet.

Worst Way To Protest Gay Pride? It's Called Jewish Ethnic Drag.

At New York’s Pride parade, a fringe Orthodox group paid Mexican laborers to dress like Jews and hold up anti-gay signs. There’s a name for that, Sigal Samuel writes. It’s called ethnic drag.

The Bitter Irony of Leon Wieseltier's Outrage at Michael Oren

Leon Wieseltier skewered Michael Oren for calling him an anti-Semite in ‘Ally.’ But Wieseltier himself is the king of spurious accusations of anti-Semitism, Raphael Magarik argues.

I'm an Orthodox Rabbi and I Celebrate Supreme Court's Gay Marriage Ruling

Eliyahu Fink has been mocked by fellow Orthodox Jews for supporting marriage equality. He explains why he cheers the Supreme Court’s decision, even though he would not perform a gay wedding ceremony.