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 a new Egyptian constitution, and more in the news
U.S. seeks Russian support as civil war takes on sectarian dimensions
Plus battlefield is set for replacing Tal Law, and more in the news
Plus Abbas reacts to the Arab Spring, and more in the news
Plus yet another new government in Jordan, and more in the news
Plus $100k up for grabs! and more in the news
The Man Without a Face, Masha Gessen’s biography of the Russian leader, reminds us why U.S. Jews must put pressure on a repressive foreign regime
The real tests are yet to come.
Diplomacy has failed in Syria. What next?
Plus Hezbollah in hot water, and more in the news
Plus the Assad emails, we off Drake? and more
Plus concerns of covert Iranian breakout, and more in the news
Plus Obama may go into his own specifics, and more in the news
Plus Iran not giving up program, and more in the news
Plus Homs pulverized, Adelson’s new agenda, 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.