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
CAP to-do shows signs of simmering … down
Plus J Street vs. Berkeley, CAP responds, and more
Plus, the new Security Council, Erdogan backlash, and more in the news
Alleged shooter may have been driven in part by anti-Semitism
If he deserves it, yes; as a diplomatic chip, no
Hugely unpopular, he has little to offer, and everyone knows it
Plus yes that is a creepy Sharon sculpture, and more
What the Cordoba Initiative wasn’t ready for
Others react to Goldberg’s report
Did Obama apply pressure at the wrong time?
How the controversy has played in America
Resignation, suddenly more likely, means Jewish governor
If Paterson resigns, new governor is a Jew
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.