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?
Leaked footage offers a fitting send-off for Foxman’s five decades of service
The Holocaust survivor has led the advocacy organization for 27 years
Jewish leaders weigh in on Tablet’s condemnation of Pollard’s imprisonment
With panache, the rapper responds to charges of anti-Semitism
Admired or reviled—but never ignored—how has Peter Beinart created a firestorm with well-worn ideas about Israel and American Jews?
Left-influenced MSNBC ‘blacklisted’ him because he’s a Christian
Plus politics Valley-style, a pro-Israel symposium, and more
Plus the Supreme Court takes on Jerusalem, a Jew in Hogwarts, and more
Why the military should stay away from non-military questions
ADL head menschily criticizes Knesset’s J Street hearings
And why the ADL objects to it, too
Charlie Sheen demands (and deserves) an apology from the ADL
But apology is not for some; plus, the case of the missing blogpost!
Demands apology for Fox News host’s comments
Plus the ADL still likes Hank, and more in the news
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.