Evil twins make frequent appearances in B-movies but tend to be less common in local politics. Cue New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver.
Jane Eisner has given a few graduation speeches in her day. Given the turmoil over some commencement speakers, she’s glad her cap and gown stayed in the closet this spring.
A new study of the Diaspora shows serious concern over Israel’s self-proclaimed ‘Jewish democracy,’ J.J. Goldberg writes. It also finds worries over the power of the Orthodox rabbinate.
One brave, self-sacrificing and pious man can lay claim to the title of ‘America’s Rabbi.’ Sorry, did we say one? We meant five of them.
A woman whose husband has been comatose for years just got her rabbinical divorce approved — thanks to a rare legal procedure that could set a precedent for other agunot.
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