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?
Plus Palin’s ‘Bird-Nose,’ and more
Plus Iran boasts about ships, ‘Isratine,’ and more in the news
Plus Iran talks fizzle, an end to U.S. engagement, and more in the news
Plus Natalie Portman probably says ‘Kennahurra,’ and more
Plus Bialik’s back, and more
Plus Iraqi church massacre, the Tea Party (Israeli), and more in the news
Why Jews remain important players in a global struggle
Plus Iron Dome is fully forged, and more in the news
General thinks Israel is merely one factor in region
On the Golan, Hamas, and—yes—J Street
Plus the Israeli with 17 wives, and more in the news
Plus post-Holocaust Picassos, Vampire Weekend’s Jewishness, and more
Over a scene in ‘Brüno’
Even if al-Qaeda wants it, plus more in the news
Bibi’s speech, kosher Google, and more from the morning papers
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.