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
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
In an excerpt from a new biography, the great showman asks, ‘What does music mean?’
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?
The Talmud imagines the world as organized for the benefit of Torah sages, even in matters of sex and death
Sexism, misogyny, and religion take center stage in bold new exhibit
Smothering or mothering? That’s the question artist Mirta Kupferminc asks
Bidders angry after mysterious highest bidder backs out and auction restarts
The art critic is fighting an uphill battle
Say $200 million Guelph Treasure was sold under duress in 1935
The Jewish Museum exhibit features the painter’s work from 1930 to 1948
Joint Israeli and German operation led to suspected ringleader Itzhak Zarug
A controversy over possible censorship at the Jewish Museum continues
Bauhaus, bookstores, opinionated people, and strong coffee: On Israel Independence Day, a Tel Aviv-born artist captures the scenes of her native city
After Sept. 11, artist Aaron Fein began to make national flags out of white fabric; they became symbols not of nations but of community and refuge
Jeanette Ingberman—the co-founder of New York’s Exit Art gallery, who died last week—brought a Talmudic sensibility to avant-garde art
September exhibit in Russia without art as Chabad dispute intensifies
Manhattan congregation’s first permanent space boasts Assyrian art
Legal battle between Russia and Chabad heats up
Plus Palin’s ‘Bird-Nose,’ and more
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.