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 the Obama/Dennis Ross split that never was
Plus Hezbollah in hot water, and more in the news
Evidence is that regime is shaky, arguably making attack less advisable
Advocacy of diplomacy signals U.S. willingness to use war
Plus Adelson denies making a (poor) investment, and more in the news
Plus the Muslim Brotherhood plays ball, and more in the news
Plus more things Ron Paul signed his name to, and more in the news
Plus the inaccurate new Three Stooges movie, and more
Plus Claus denialism, the ADL has very poor taste, and more
Plus Kreayshawn, Arrington, and other Jews you may know of
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Diplomat Dennis Ross and Times columnist Tom Friedman give an annual Yom Kippur seminar at Kol Shalom in Rockville, Md., a synagogue they helped start
Plus Carter on Palestine, diamonds are forever (for Jews), and more
Plus, Sharansky on Bonner, Bachman on Benedikt, and more
Plus Erdogan’s new view of Turkish foreign policy, and more in the news
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.