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 the freeze truly will end in Sept., and more in the news
Israeli President Shimon Peres reflects on his mentor, his peace partner, and whether the State of Israel will survive
Rotem bill, currently frozen, provoked strong opposition stateside
Opposing bill, PM challenges coalition partners
Plus Mubarak backs direct talks, and more in the news
A haftorah of dire straits and new directions
In 2001, PM boasted of manipulating Oslo accords
Plus the non-freeze, the non-talks, and more in the news
Obama backs Bibi on direct talks
New York elite welcome him at the Plaza
Plus Hoffman cancels Israel appearance, and more
Plus Israel files internal Gaza War charges, and more in the news
As Netanyahu arrives in Washington a final Israeli-Palestinian agreement couldn’t be further away
Two happy faces, at least for the press
An inconvenient friendship, an enduring dance, and more
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.