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?
Thousands of Sudanese and Eritrean refugees, fleeing genocidal persecution and military conscription, are seeking asylum in Israel, which is struggling to manage and acclimate this influx
Can you outdumb The Island?
Plus Ed Koch now in bridge form, and more
Unattributed attack wounds dozens, kills one
Guess who’s coming to Israel
Plus Sheen wins with Israelis, a Yiddisheh workout, and more
Influential commenter concludes Bibi won’t make peace on his own
Plus Palestinian engineer taken, the tsunami, and more in the news
Embattled PM plans his next move; not clear what that’ll be
Plus whom Anne Frank belongs to, and more
Plus Jews consider Obama, and more in the news
Plus, a passive aggresive Purim and more
Plus, long live @Mayor Emanuel!
Plus Dershowitz and Assange join forces, and more
Israel cautiously welcomes an embryonic, potential new democracy
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.