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?
The first Clinton grandchild is due later this year
The special vice-presidential edition of our wedding of the week
Why isn’t a Jew allowed to hate a fellow Jew?
A High Holidays of inclusion, and more
The rabbi who co-officiated at the Clinton-Mezvinsky wedding on his journey to accepting intermarriage
Yale rabbi co-officiates Chelsea Clinton’s nuptials
Plus Staten Island Jew-listing, and more
Chelsea Clinton’s wedding and a lesson in Yiddish
Plus Saban v. Stone, Amar’e’s grandma, and more
The groom’s family may contain a clue (or not)
William Daroff’s excellent adventure
Obamas, Streisand expected upstate at month’s end
Marry a Jew, buy a Wang
This week on ‘Millionaire Matchmaker’
Plus Oren makes peace with J Street, and more
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.