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?
What it means for Israeli politics
Plus French authorities look back on their investigation of Toulouse gunman
What’s known and unknown about bilateral talks with Iran
Sheldon Adelson, Israeli media, and the shrinking voice of the left
Bucking convention in his village, Yousef Juhja sent three sons to the IDF—and one paid the ultimate price
Plus a plan to legalize the settlements in the West Bank?
An October surprise with some curious timing
What’s up? A follow-up to our round-up
Plus Jay-Z lights the menorah in Brooklyn
Or perhaps proof of why we need more Jewish holidays
Plus French raids on domestic terror cells yields some frightening results
Plus a synagogue in Brussels gets tagged with serious anti-Semitic graffiti
Plus Alan Gross gets a visit from Cuban Jewish leaders
The United Nations and the bomb diagram
Avoiding the U.N. circus would have sent a stronger message about the gravity of the Iranian threat
Recipes featuring the Talmud’s five ingredients for a sweet new year
New project uses statistics to spot—and publicize—potential mass killings
Says Jerusalem bureau pulled his 2009 story about Israeli peace offer
When it comes to brines, Sandor Katz bubbles with enthusiasm
More proof the language isn’t dying: interactive online courses
Anti-Semitic write-in candidate affiliated with white supremacist group
Discovery enables further research of the Nazi extermination camp
A case of mistaken MacArthur identity
If Israel and the Holocaust are most Jews’ points of identification, which holidays are really the High Holidays?
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.