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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
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A new shoe offers some extra height to Jews of shorter stature. But why prey on insecurities and stereotypes to sell footwear?
But what does he mean by a contiguous Palestinian state?
Maybe, says Abbas. Now, says Obama.
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If Israel tries to attack Iran, Brzezinski says
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‘Mother Jones’ thinks so
Obama invites Jews to Muslim meal at the White House
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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.