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 Rankin-Bass animated specials are yuletide staples, so why do they look Jewish and sound gay?
Why the most inclusive of celebrations should be every American Jew’s favorite holiday
U.K. reality show Jewish Mum of the Year hunts for the most unbearable person on Earth
Don Francisco, Chilean son of Holocaust survivors, marks 50 years hosting the wildly popular variety TV show
The reason I don’t like the HBO drama? I want it to be a show about Jewish gangsters.
The comic’s political videos are actually the worst representation of the president’s subtlety and values
Post-Sept. 11 fear and regret loom over the gripping new season of the Emmy-winning terrorism drama
The world’s most famous detective, returning to TV tonight, is the embodiment of the non-Jewish Jew
If Prince Harry’s parents bucked the royal tradition of using mohels, will it inflame the circumcision war?
In pageant show Honey Boo Boo, pop culture finally has a convincing take on the aspirations of newcomers
A series airing during Ramadan traffics in anti-Semitic themes but may show an evolving attitude toward Israel
How the cancer victim at the center of the AMC series justifies my skepticism of Holocaust survivors
Bravo’s talk-show host, author of the new memoir Most Talkative, is heir to a gossipy tradition in television
This week, the popular vampire series finally incorporated a Jewish theme—and played into a centuries-old slur
The Julia Louis-Dreyfus series takes a religious approach to comedy, which makes it both funny and profound
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.