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
A new piece of legislation seeks to upset the status quo over which language the Jewish state deems official. It’s deeply misguided.
In an excerpt from a new biography, the great showman asks, ‘What does music mean?’
The dynamic conductor and genius behind ‘West Side Story’ also wrote classical works. Allen Shawn explores what they reveal.
How under the weight of history, all memory becomes holy—even the memory that should not
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 Romney campaign wigs out on cue
After too many warm-up acts, Ann Romney and Chris Christie take the stage
Rabbi Meir Soloveichik leads the RNC crowd in prayer
Tropical storm Isaac doesn’t have anything on our man in Tampa
Culling the statements from Romney’s camp
A profile of Boteach the candidate
Plus U.S. snags $150m from Canadian bank linked to Hezbollah
Even more about the Jews
What the link to Iran means and doesn’t mean
Russian-American Jews get the 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue treatment
What this signals about the defining issue of the 2012 election
Jews in the House are leaving in droves
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.