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?
Hope is that economic fears will prompt support for sanctions
Plus Russia and China protect Syria still, and more in the news
Americans born in Jerusalem are prohibited from listing Israel as their birthplace. A case at the Supreme Court today seeks to change that.
Plus China, Russia slammed for vetoes, and more in the news
Vetoed U.N. sanctions still betray which way the wind is blowing
Plus, Syria resolution vetoed, Grapel still jailed, and more in the news
Plus Syria soon sans Assad, and more in the news
The military strategist talks about Israeli security, Henry Kissinger, the Arab Spring, and the death of Osama Bin Laden
Plus A’jad being A’jad, China picks a side, and more in the news
In China, Hitler is a subject of endless fascination and represents many meanings, not all of them bad.
Plus, Syrian ships shell Syrian city, and more in the news
Plus the uncowardly Robert Ford, the Hasidic Sam Spade, and more
But U.N. action is unlikely, and more in the news
Plus a great excuse to use the word ‘numismatist’
Why we should pity the poor immigrants
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.