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
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
In an excerpt from a new biography, the great showman asks, ‘What does music mean?’
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?
The Talmud imagines the world as organized for the benefit of Torah sages, even in matters of sex and death
The stubbornly print-only Jewish Sports Review, run by an inimitable pair of boosters, is the go-to reference for identifying the athletic achievements of the tribe
In a new biography, Mark Kurlansky explores the life of baseball great—and Jewish hero—Hank Greenberg
Plus a Jewish baseball milestone, Larry King’s bagelry, and more
How Commissioner Bud Selig can remake his legacy and cement his Jewishness
Jewish Rays left fielder has the stats, and knows them, too
Tampa Bay left fielder replaces Manny, nearly hits for cycle
Plus, Bo (Belinsky) knows, and more
The Rangers will have to wait ’til next year
Plus the crazy Russian Nets owner is Jewish after all (sorta), and more
Plus the lampshade made of skin, and more
Who is Tablet Magazine’s official team?
20 smartest athletes include two Jews
Plus killing in the name of land, and more
Fayyad’s police, playing on Kol Nidre, and more
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.