In his memoir ‘Measure of a Man,’ Martin Greenfield recalls how he survived Auschwitz to become an iconic tailor to the stars
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
Ignoring cultural difference and overestimating politics has left us without a resolution. We can do better.
The Romney campaign wigs out on cue
Joe Lieberman rumored to be Romney pick for Secretary of State
‘America’s Mayor,’ who once called for U.S. intervention in Kosovo, is now consulting for Serbian nationalists
Wunderkind Democrat Andrei Cherny, ‘Clinton’s heir,’ is focusing on the Jewish state in his race for Congress
Russ Feingold publishes book, joins Obama campaign
Jack Lew, Obama’s new chief of staff, is the third Jewish official in the last 10 years to run the White House, after Rahm Emanuel and Josh Bolten
Plus, microarchaeology in Ashkelon, ranking Spielberg’s hits, and more
Support for President Obama is sagging among a key Democratic voting bloc. Now his campaign has 11 months to win back Jewish voters.
Ben-Gurion repeatedly faced down crises by fearlessly rejecting retreat and useless compromise. Obama would do well to follow his model.
Plus Iranian bagels, the Irvine 11, Clinton vs. Bibi, and more
When Israelis and Palestinians choose politics over music, they’re guilty of the gravest offense in the Torah: acting like Amalek
Barack Obama’s poll numbers are down among Jews—and that’s normal. For more than 30 years, nearly every incumbent president has fared less well among Jews in his re-election effort than in his first campaign.
Jordan’s late King Hussein and his unsuccessful efforts to make peace get a courtier’s treatment in the new memoir from Jack O’Connell, a former CIA station chief in Amman