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?
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A new account of the 1994 attack on a Buenos Aires Jewish community center tells the story using a distinctly Latin American genre: the novel in photos, or fotonovela
Plus Israel picks a side on Sudan, and more
Plus sharks from Mossad! and more
In Argentina, psychoanalysis is as common as Malbec
How an Israel-promoting web-video phenomenon bloomed in Latin America
Cooking Tu B’Shevat-style with Eli from ‘Top Chef,’ and more
Jacobo Timerman’s son Héctor says there’s no such thing as an anti-Semitic country
An Argentinian dissident, a Yiddish poet, Afro-Semitic beats
Thirty years ago, Buenos Aires newspaper publisher Jacobo Timerman emerged as a crusading human rights icon. Newly declassified documents offer a fresh—and more complicated—view of the Argentine dissident.
Praise, slander, and a grand slam decade
The gripping, improbable, globetrotting story of how Israeli spies caught Adolf Eichmann
The sharply funny, darkly political comics of Sergio Langer
Nathan Englander unearths stories that many in Argentina would just as soon forget
A novelist returns to Buenos Aires, the place he’s been imagining for nearly a decade
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.