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?
Why is a Jewish group dedicated to tolerance honoring a politician who has failed to support religious minorities?
Media magnate Axel Springer’s significant, and unheralded, role in repairing German-Jewish relations
A student survey about the Warsaw Ghetto uprising reflects the country’s new nuanced approach to the past
Why you should learn to spell the name of the mastermind of Poland’s relations with Germany and the Jews
In Payback: The Case for Revenge, law professor Thane Rosenbaum considers our desire for vengeance
A scary incident in Austria shows that in the standoff against Iran, Europe is not standing up to the mullahs
To have conversations with Germans about Jews, I had to become an exhibition at Berlin’s Jewish Museum
According to the state’s election commission, there are 800 registered Jewish voters. That’s bogus.
How Bibi Netanyahu handed the American president a big trophy—and got what Israel wanted all along
In Denmark, known for its historic tolerance, Jews are now threatened and told to remove their ‘Jewish hats’
The Jesuits’ history with the Jews has been rocky, but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t celebrate the ascent of Francis
Why do island nations like Palau and Nauru vote with Israel at the U.N.? Israeli aid has something to do with it.
The Internet says the ruins of the First Temple are in the South Pacific. Matthew Fishbane went to find them.
Can a group of French students force Twitter to release the names of users posting anti-Semitic tweets?
A new documentary asks why Israel has overlooked the other Jews who died alongside Yoni Netanyahu
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.