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
French journalist says that alleged shooter Mehdi Nemmouche was his jailer in Syria, may have also tormented James Foley
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?’
The Talmud imagines the world as organized for the benefit of Torah sages, even in matters of sex and death
These Jewish leaders’ influence has been felt around the country, in every denomination, even if you don’t know them by name
Some Modern Orthodox teens observe ‘half-Shabbat,’ using cell phones in private. How widespread is the trend? Is it a crisis?
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
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
Controversy over the senator’s remarks has distracted from the real issue
The 11-year-olds were wearing uniforms of local Jewish secondary school
An excerpt from Lucinda Franks’ Timeless: Love, Morgenthau, and Me
Predicting which Israelis will win the esteemed award is a national pastime
The singer also attributes past bad press to anti-Semitic and anti-female bias
Responding to critics of my essay about Israel media coverage
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.