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
A look at the political contributions of America’s wealthiest Jews
Justice and happiness reign throughout the land
Says new law bars free-speech bullying; ‘Atlantic,’ ‘Politico,’ NPR agree
That was the half-year that was, on The Scroll
And ‘Washington City Paper’ addresses the anti-Semitism question
Actor is Redskins owner’s friend, Center’s honoree and supporter
Plus hip prayer shawls, McCain calls for Pollard’s release, and more
Plus Chabad vs. Russia, and more
And Floyd Abrams calls suit ‘ludicrous on its face’
He remains, however, a petulant, free speech-hating bully
Lodges ludicrous charge over apt image of NFL owner
A plea against one of the candidates
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.