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 reports that rockets have now hit Israel from Sinai
The JFNA General Assembly gets evacuated
Plus Giffords faces her shooter, Greek Jews strategize, and more
Israel and Iran featured in a foreign policy debate with little substance
The former UN chief is hawking a book and we’ve got some advice
An October surprise with some curious timing
Plus Bar Refaeli wants to make a sex tape
The Syrian diaspora in Israel watches its once-vibrant ancestral home fall to ruin in the country’s civil war
Plus, Syria’s prime minister defects to Jordan
Meanwhile Ahmadinejad calls for Israel’s destruction…again
The Hezbollah leader affirms his support for Assad
Plus Beebs strikes again.
Plus Kadima threat to leave government is real, and more in the news
Syrian president tries to patch up rift with Turkey by his usual method
Plus Syria transition plan shockingly fails, 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.