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
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
In an excerpt from a new biography, the great showman asks, ‘What does music mean?’
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 Talmud imagines the world as organized for the benefit of Torah sages, even in matters of sex and death
“We cannot cause traffic problems in front of his house, can we?”
Plus Dieudonne fans hack French pro-Israel sites, and more in the news
The five-term Senator and World War II vet was 89
The longest-serving senator in New Jersey history died of viral pneumonia
Facebook founder to start an advocacy group for the undocumented
The Facebook CEO will get the Jersey guv some cash
After too many warm-up acts, Ann Romney and Chris Christie take the stage
Utah congressional candidate Mia Love to give a key speech today at the RNC
Plus Paul’s turn on Jerusalem, the Marvin Miller baseball card, and more
N.J. governor, traveling in Israel, has received ample Jewish support
Plus, Christie on Israel, Chavez’s Jewish opponent, and more
Plus Christie is the top bridesmaid, 100 Jewish films visually, and more
In major address, Obama is attacked for his values
The end of Jewish-Dem alliance? Not so fast, notes JTA.
Syrian Jews don’t hold a grudge
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.