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
Sophie Masloff, elected in 1988, was also the city’s first female leader
The former Secretary of State places blame for conflict squarely on Hamas
In her new memoir, the former Secretary of State is calculating, cautious, and balanced—and that’s what’s wrong
A look back at the 1998 scandal that rocked the White House and the country
If the scandal happened today, she would have seen all of us who are, and always were, on her side
The first Clinton grandchild is due later this year
The former Secretary of State spoke at a memorial for the late philanthropist
Meet Menachem Genack, Orthodox Union CEO and Clinton confidant
Bubba urges peace at a fête for Shimon Peres
Barbra Streisand and Bill Clinton toast Israel’s president on his 90th birthday
Arms, no-fly zones, interventions, and confusion
A dispatch from Hizzoner’s funeral
Plus the full broadcast from Ed Koch’s funeral
Jack Lew, Obama’s pick for Treasury secretary, is the highest-ranking Orthodox Jew in U.S. government history
Blue-collar bard actually wears blue collar at Obama campaign concert
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.