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?
If Israel won’t stop settlement construction
Remembering Marek Edelman, a leader of the Warsaw Ghetto uprising
Says Iran, plus a new charge against Israel and more in the news
An admission they were broken, or needed update for age of terrorism?
And implicitly disses Netanyahu
But has nothing to say about Netanyahu
A South Carolina GOP gaffe, plus olives, espionage, and more in the news
Plus bad advertising, a Hungarian wingnut, and more in the news
Says talks will remain suspends if Israel’s offers are too limited
How two of Israel’s leading diplomats emerged from a 1970s Jewish commune at Columbia University
Oren explains in ‘TNR’
Holiday traffic, Tweet Streets, and the ‘H’ word
Prisoners for video, as a first step
But less than they do Netanyahu, and less than they did in November
Visits 92nd Street Y, reminisces, leaves to catch plane
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.