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?
Swan vs. swan
Plus Livni goes off on Bibi, and more
Many argue soldier should be released in return
Plus Gaza’s isolation lessens, Israel’s grows, and more in the news
Plus rumor is that Rahm’s out, and more in the news
Plus more on yesterday’s protest, and more in the news
Gaza under blockade is unique
Plus reverse flotillas, and more in the news
Your post-weekend flotilla round-up
Plus the blockade reconsidered, and more
IDF video of Israel’s raid on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla tells a different story
Your midday Flotilla update
Israel’s mistake is trying to resolve new political problems with outdated military solutions
Plus Hitler the abortionist, the Sabbath Manifesto, and more
Allows materials for U.N.-approved construction
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.