Jacob who? Jacob Lew!
The death of a beloved Solomon Schechter teacher shadows a community of former students—many now at the forefront of American Jewish life
On ’60 Minutes,’ high-ranking Jewish Republican mostly stays on-message
Paul specter looms even as Romney positions self
Support for President Obama is sagging among a key Democratic voting bloc. Now his campaign has 11 months to win back Jewish voters.
President Obama gives a bar mitzvah speech to Reform conference
She found her thrills in Beverly Hills
The kinder, gentler, funnier Jewish romance
Drawn out memories
Soldiers’ harassment of photojournalist was stupid and just plain cruel
A proposal to redevelop Washington’s Old Post Office includes ambitious but ill-defined plans for a museum of world Jewish history
Abramoff returns on a mission from God
A dispatch from oral argument at the Supreme Court
Nathan Lewin helped prosecute Jimmy Hoffa. Now in practice with his daughter, he’s a Supreme Court regular and a top litigator for Jewish causes
Rachel Kleinfeld, an Alaska-born Rhodes Scholar, is using her Truman National Security Project to build a new Democratic foreign-policy establishment
Created opportunity for unscripted dialogue between candidates
JFNA would honor several unsavory folks, if they pass political litmus test
Egypt’s politically expedient ban on the export of palm fronds has altered the lulav market in unexpected ways
Diplomat Dennis Ross and Times columnist Tom Friedman give an annual Yom Kippur seminar at Kol Shalom in Rockville, Md., a synagogue they helped start
After the Arab Spring, a summer of Israeli protests, and the Palestinian bid for statehood, what will rabbis say in their High Holiday sermons?
Ron Dermer, a Florida-born Jew who started in politics working on the 1994 Republican Revolution, is Benjamin Netanyahu’s most influential aide.
Ten years after Sept. 11, in a Lower Manhattan neighborhood that hasn’t had a dedicated Jewish sanctuary since before the Civil War, a new synagogue opens
The new Lifetime reality show Russian Dolls portrays the Russian-American Jews of Brighton Beach as celebrating neither America nor their Judaism but the freedom to be stereotypically Russian
With a looming deadline, deep-seated distrust, and competing claims to resources, Washington’s effort to reach a debt deal is a stateside version of the ongoing quest for Israeli-Palestinian peace
Jordan’s late King Hussein and his unsuccessful efforts to make peace get a courtier’s treatment in the new memoir from Jack O’Connell, a former CIA station chief in Amman
New film chronicles the settler-bullies of the West Bank city
With religious exemptions in place, N.Y. state Sen. Saland voted his conscience
Scion of prominent rabbinic family has been lobbied by ultra-Orthodox
Although he forgot our name, oh well
As his personal life spun out of control and into the tabloids, they returned the favor by closing ranks around him