Marriage

Everyone from Netflix to the Forward is fascinated by the ḥaredi matchmaking system because it rejects liberal norms. Here’s what they’re missing.

Sept. 19 2022 12:01AM

Is consent, and consent alone, sufficient for modern sexual ethics? That’s the question the writer Christine Emba, this week’s podcast guest, takes up in her fascinating new book.

May 6 2022 12:01AM

Democrats and Republicans both seem to think that the family needs help. But they don’t agree on what a family is, or what government support would aim to accomplish.

Jan. 17 2022 12:01AM

The Israeli director and the American rabbi team up to discuss her groundbreaking film about marriage and Jewish life.

Sept. 23 2021 1:02AM

The decline of marriage has created a social divide within the nations of the West, the likes of which have not been seen in over a century.

Aug. 27 2020 12:01AM

David Brooks neglects marriage.

Mona Charen
Feb. 25 2020 12:01AM

In the era of polyamory and “escaping gender norms,” marriage becomes one script among many.

Ross Douthat
Dec. 5 2019 12:01AM

Even after taking the Orthodox out of the picture.

Charles Fain Lehman
Nov. 13 2019 12:01AM

Cohabitation and kinlessness.

Kay Hymowitz
June 6 2019 12:01AM

And there’s a connection among them.

W. Bradford Wilcox and Lyman Stone
April 8 2019 12:01AM

A social science with a sacred project.

Richard Spady
Feb. 13 2018 12:01AM

Our sterile future.

Ross Douthat
Dec. 6 2017 12:01AM

Don’t overdo the necessity of sincerity.

Mark Bauerlein
June 29 2017 12:01AM