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?
Jay Lefkowitz is the Orthodox Jewish advocate in the real-life drama behind Maggie Gyllenhaal’s new film
A lawsuit against New York’s ‘oral suction’ law is misguided—and would backfire against the ultra-Orthodox
The White House’s response to the anti-Islam video is proof of the enduring influence of Edward Said’s ideas
Congregants gathering at the famously liberal B’nai Jeshurun may not know about a dark chapter in its past
Republican and Democratic politicians are reviving a favorite Nazi debating point this election season
David Wolpe insists that delivering a benediction at the Democratic Convention is not a political endorsement
Furniture mogul Mitchell Gold eschews glitzy Democratic confabs for coffee talk with evangelicals
For some Jewish conservatives, the RNC is a chance to be vocal about politics they usually keep quiet
At the GOP convention, Josh Bolten reminisces about introducing President Bush to shmurah matzo
Benjamin Ginsberg, Bush’s lawyer in the 2000 recount, has orchestrated a major power grab for Romney
Meir Soloveichik, scion of a famous Orthodox dynasty, will give the Republicans’ invocation
A Pennsylvania rabbi, backed by a local imam, engages in a battle for full control over religious burials
The three factors that explain why a Republican president is no more likely to stage a pre-emptive attack
Reports about a religious woman running for office reveal a media blind spot: Orthodox women
Why the future of American Judaism as we know it depends on the survival of the Jewish state
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.