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 Australian ‘crisis,’ and more in the news
Diplomats forced move over Dubai killing
Today in the Dubai Murder Mystery
Plus more Dubai suspects, leave Bronner alone!, and more in the news
Plus Margolick on Kristol, Phil Jackson on mitzvot, and more
Plus have your cake and drink it too
Plus Teitel indicted, Australia surrenders ex-Nazi, and more in the news
Plus nukes for all, an ambivalent Egypt, and more
No blood libel from Moore, Aussie Heebsters, and a High Holi-dog
Baby bust, high-minded photography, and a video gaffe
More Madoff trickle-down, kashrut, and another disputed honoree
Hamas and Israel both guilty, Rome adopts Shalit, and more from the news.
Conflicting names for a Missouri road, an Australian Madoff, and more in the news
Plus, a beer becomes a man and crankiness becomes a disease
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.