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?
But here’s Cynthia Ozick on the Belieber question
How Bibi Netanyahu handed the American president a big trophy—and got what Israel wanted all along
Ori Rosen, an Israeli student, writes in to weigh in
Plus a surprising video from the ADL
Plus two tourists, including an Israeli, are kidnapped in Sinai
Meanwhile, chaos in Syria takes a major Assad ally
We’ll know in a few minutes
Plus Obama says settlement freeze shouldn’t be a precondition to peace talks
And other highlights from Bibi-Obama Press Conference
Nefesh b’Nefesh stages its biggest coup yet
Three subjects—Iran, the Palestinians, and Syria—will surely be the subject of tonight’s dinner in Jerusalem
Meanwhile, some pushback on Pollard as well
It may or may not include the theme to the ‘Golden Girls’
Should rabbis and other clerics engage in politics? Only, it seems, if they support liberal policies.
Plus is the new pope good for the Jews?
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.