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?
Plus Hezbollah in hot water, and more in the news
Law arguably contradicts humane, moral considerations
Comment of the Week
To Israel, mainly, but also to pretty much everything
Shiites applaud, others suspect
Kosher is as kosher does, and more
How Michael Wyschogrod taught me to eat like a Jew
Dining chez POTUS, Turkey troubles, and more
Plus Livni goes off on Bibi, and more
Responses to Zionism essay pour in
Plus Beinart is no ‘hater,’ and more
Breaking Passover in style, the ‘linkage’ problem, and more
How Jewish conservatives blew it on Iraq and Iran
The upcoming Turkish-Japanese-American War, 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.