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?
And why it still matters
The former mayor, who had a deep relationship with Catholicism, will be memorialized in a Mass at St. Patrick’s
A farming town hid a Jewish-born teacher during the Holocaust. I went to dig up what it had buried.
Plus Jews in Spain!, Peres for Pollard, and more
Plus Obama and Wiesel, gas-mask bongs, and more
A recent series of anti-Semitic attacks in Montreal hints at a new kind of internationally influenced hate crime in Quebec, a semi-autonomous province with a wave of Muslim immigrants
To Israel, mainly, but also to pretty much everything
The church of self-hating Jews?
Church, Jews both ‘victims of collective violence’
Plus the Buck-Oy State, Eichmann in the Vatican, and more
How becoming a father drove me away from Judaism—and my daughters into the Episcopal Church
Occupation of Palestine a root cause of Mideast problems
Plus hot water for Obama envoy, and more in the news
U.S. bishops’ group to remove controversial passage from June statement
Israel tries to stay friends, plus women and the law, and more in the news
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.