The evolution of Jewish American political discourse from outsider counter-culture to ‘never again a victim’
One Middle Eastern nation does indeed pay to influence U.S. foreign policy. Hint: It’s not Israel.
Hamas today is in the same position as Yasser Arafat once was: sacrificing its people to a corrupted ideal
What role does America play in Jewish life, and by extension what kind of Jewish literature can be created here?
New novel ‘The Betrayers’ boldly places at its center the most famous refusenik and all he represents for Soviet Jewry
In an excerpt from a new biography, the great showman asks, ‘What does music mean?’
Video: Throw away your jars of gray fish patties. This Rosh Hashanah, make a terrine that’ll have doubters asking for seconds.
A new shoe offers some extra height to Jews of shorter stature. But why prey on insecurities and stereotypes to sell footwear?
The Talmud imagines the world as organized for the benefit of Torah sages, even in matters of sex and death
By arguing that Nazi and Soviet crimes are equal, Lithuania is airbrushing the Holocaust out of its history
Part 3: At Woodstock Village, the three Israelis get some room to work things out
Part 2: Their passports confiscated while awaiting trial, the Israelis adjust to life in Goa
Part 1: For many Israelis coming off military duty, the Indian coast seems like the right place
The British novelist on England, the Jews, and anti-Semitism today
Today’s rabbinic culture is closing the door to converts, and ignoring its own history in the process
Why anti-Zionism festers in a country otherwise known for its friendliness
At this spring’s World Expo 2010 in Shanghai, Israel will show off its burgeoning bilateral relationship with the host country
How Mirra Alfassa went from being a French bohemian to an Indian goddess
How the Mossad assassinated my tropical vacation
Once staunch supporters of Israel, Norwegians have shifted to a pro-Palestinian stance. What changed?
A Spanish leftist speaks out for Israel—and she’s not even Jewish
Anti-Semitism in the 19th arrondissement, a neighborhood with a recent history of violence
Arab-Jewish relations in a tense Paris neighborhood
Jacobo Timerman’s son Héctor says there’s no such thing as an anti-Semitic country
Discovery enables further research of the Nazi extermination camp
A case of mistaken MacArthur identity
If Israel and the Holocaust are most Jews’ points of identification, which holidays are really the High Holidays?
Controversy over the senator’s remarks has distracted from the real issue
Ringing in the Jewish New Year with an artisanal tahini and honey spread
‘Anti-Semitism Antenna’ will be accessible by phone and online
Inspired by Leviticus, eScapegoat lets users offload sins onto a virtual goat
The 11-year-olds were wearing uniforms of local Jewish secondary school
An excerpt from Lucinda Franks’ Timeless: Love, Morgenthau, and Me
The dynamic conductor and genius behind ‘West Side Story’ also wrote classical works. Allen Shawn explores what they reveal.
Batya Ungar-Sargon discusses her exposé on the tax rolls and funding cuts that fueled an ethnic rift in East Ramapo, N.Y.
Some people lean on neighbors for a cup of sugar. The Fruchters, of Memphis, Tennessee, needed theirs to help them keep the Sabbath.