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 Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller tapped into the soul of ’50s America—and made it sing
In fashioning his sculptures, Jacques Lipchitz drew inspiration from his sketches—and his past
An essay collection explores the complexities of Jewish identity
Playwright David Adjmi’s love-hate relationship with his Syrian Jewish roots
When Jewish women were the leading ladies of Indian cinema
Diasporas, tomatoes, interstellar Zionists, and more
Moishe Nadir wrote Yiddish stories for American audiences—on deadline
A reissued novel shines a light on the most neglected Singer sibling
Were postwar American Jews really ‘silent’ about the Holocaust?
Sex, white supremacists, ramen noodles, and more
Yiddish theater, long eulogized, is celebrated at a Montreal festival
NBC’s Kings is a modern-day telling of the story of David
Regina Spektor’s new album finds the human in the divine
‘Year One’ writer-director Harold Ramis looks back on his early days
Duo opens new chapter in the history of black-Jewish collaboration
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?
Controversy over the senator’s remarks has distracted from the real issue
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.