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?
Ban Ki-moon follows Boutros Boutros-Ghali, who visited in 1995
French, British, American officials point to Assad
Rita performs in Hebrew, English, and Persian
World leaders visit Israel, West Bank, and Egypt in effort to forge ceasefire
Plus a second German rabbi will be charged for defying circumcision ban
Plus Obama returns Ponzi-ist’s money, and more
Plus Egypt prisoner swap in the works, and more in the news
Plus new inspections and new sanctions, and more in the news
Plus CPR on peace talks, and more in the news
Plus the GOP debate, developments in Egypt, and more in the news
Plus Oscar winners to be deported, and more in the news
Plus Israel to withdraw from Ghajar, and more in the news
Plus Bloomberg’s strong, personal stand, and more in the news
Plus rumor is that Rahm’s out, and more in the news
Plus deadly clashes, habemus health care, 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.