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
The singer has had better songs, but his new record captures his ideas more clearly than ever
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
Just because you’re in synagogue doesn’t mean you have to read what’s in the prayer book
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?
Newly discovered photographs shed light on daily existence in the Pale of Settlement
A hungry reporter samples the hearty cuisine of Jewish Budapest
A philosopher and a professional schmoozer discuss the art of conversation
How Europe’s 19th and early 20th century Jews changed everything
Jewish music you and your kids can both tolerate
A Ladino conversation group gathers for festivities
A holiday song for the ages
An Orthodox musician’s unorthodox music
David Gelernter, a computer scientist and observant Jew, wants his co-religionists to get holy
Stephen P. Cohen weighs in on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
A new documentary chronicles the end of the road for Holocaust survivors’ Catskills bungalow colony
Boxer Yuri Foreman is about to fight for the middleweight title. He’s also studying to be a rabbi.
Alicia Jo Rabins writes indie rock ballads about biblical bad girls
Author Benjamin Moser explores the enigmatic life of Brazilian writer Clarice Lispector
Freud and his theories on the inheritance of Jewishness
Recipes featuring the Talmud’s five ingredients for a sweet new year
New project uses statistics to spot—and publicize—potential mass killings
Says Jerusalem bureau pulled his 2009 story about Israeli peace offer
When it comes to brines, Sandor Katz bubbles with enthusiasm
More proof the language isn’t dying: interactive online courses
Anti-Semitic write-in candidate affiliated with white supremacist group
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?
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.