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?
How a former Iranian official and a U.S. foreign-policy guru are shifting Washington’s stance toward regime change in Tehran
An email wonders: Is Richard Goldstone paying attention to Haiti relief efforts?
Arab regimes are restoring abandoned Jewish historical sites, a subtle acknowledgement of where power now resides in the Middle East
‘Terror and Liberalism’ author Paul Berman on the State Department decision to allow Muslim intellectual Tariq Ramadan to visit the U.S.
A brief history of spies, plots, and mysterious deaths surrounding Iran’s nuclear program
She loves peace, but she also loves the pride and dignity the Iran-backed group and its leader, Hassan Nasrallah, claim to provide
Is the Obama administration putting the U.S.-Saudi relationship on ice?
Considering the former prime minister, after he’s spent four years in a coma
Is Salam Fayyad the Palestinian Ben-Gurion?
Stephen P. Cohen weighs in on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
An Israeli website focuses on the the lighter side of news
How two of Israel’s leading diplomats emerged from a 1970s Jewish commune at Columbia University
Historian Shlomo Sand argues that ‘Jewish peoplehood’ is a myth
Seeing the Iranian nuclear threat through the lens of Osirak
An uprising’s anniversary shines a light on Israel’s Arab minority
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.