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 sanctions for Glenn Beck, and more in the news
After World War II, many Polish Jews abandoned their faith. Now their children are rediscovering the religion and culture that was hidden from them.
Plus Israel picks a side on Sudan, and more
Eisen, son of Czech Jew, is appointed
Plus Peres and Barak paint the town red, and more
Plus Hitch is proud to be Jewish, and more
Nonprofit pledges stricter authentication standards
Plus Woody goes electric, and more
Plus Hoffman cancels Israel appearance, and more
Plus Wolpe on Hitch, NYT on Jews, and more
Leslie Buck, who designed the Anthora, was 87
Plus Eden in 3D, 36 months shall set you free, and more
Plus the mumps hit, meowing in Auschwitz, and more
Heimrad Bäcker’s ‘documentary poems’ turn artifacts of evil into the stuff of art
Plus Hamas in a huff 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.