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?
The world powers will try to persuade Iran to halt its nuclear program in talks set for this weekend. A look at what to expect from the Istanbul confab.
Israeli authorities will begin to deport South Sudanese refugees once Passover ends—unless the holiday’s message of freedom changes their minds
Some analysts say the White House leaked details of Israel’s alleged attack plan to discourage the Jewish state. Others call the idea ‘absurd.’
In the wake of the Israeli Supreme Court’s decision that Migron, a settlement north of Jerusalem, must be demolished, residents ponder their next step
In August, the president called for Bashar al-Assad to step down. But the U.S. hasn’t sent arms to the opposition. To understand why, look to Russia.
Tired of being portrayed as ‘bloodthirsty murderers,’ three former infantrymen launch a website to help improve the image of Israel’s military
The Crisis of Zionism, his book arguing that the Israeli occupation alienates young American Jews, is sloppy with facts and emotionally contrived
The latest round of Grad rockets from Gaza paralyzed much of southern Israel for days. It’s hard to imagine what Iranian Shihab missiles might do.
The president says he’s got Israel’s back regarding Iran. So, why hasn’t the White House readied the American public for a possible military strike?
A writer born in the capital of Holocaust denial tours the Jewish state as the cold war between Iran and Israel is about to get hot
If Israel decides to carry out a strike against Iran, the desert town of Dimona could be a likely target for retaliation. Are its residents worried?
Hamas finally comes out against the Assad regime, its longtime patron, striking a major blow against Iran’s bid for Shia regional dominance
The White House has put the squeeze on Iran with a serious sanctions regime in the past few months. But for Israel, it may be too little, too late.
Smuggled into Syria, a reporter finds that the Free Syrian Army lacks leadership but is fiercely united against Bashar al-Assad and Iran
Washington should back the Free Syrian Army in its insurgency against Bashar al-Assad, since toppling his regime would strike a blow against Iran
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.