As the Israeli Chief Rabbinate takes heat for its way of determining who counts as a Jew, Nathan Jeffay asks whether even the greatest ancient rabbis would have passed their test.
This week’s media coverage showed that, unlike stories of Palestinian violence, stories of Palestinian nonviolent protest rarely get reported. Emily Hauser says this is isn’t just wrong — it’s dangerous.
EDITORIAL: During his long tenure at the ADL, Abraham Foxman made himself indispensable to American Jews. Now may be the right moment for a new type of leader.
Ultra-Orthodox rabbis denounce the messaging service WhatsApp as a threat to Jewish life. Don’t tell that to Israelis, where the app is almost indispensible for families.
John Kerry told Rabbi Sharon Brous that at some point all sides in the Middle East conflict have to “bet on peace.” She agrees — and so do a majority of American Jews.