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
Plus discord at the negotiating table, and more in the news
Plus Brotherhood pledges to uphold treaty, and more in the news
Recasting the conflict as a romantic comedy
New Middle East makes Amman a new center of gravity
Long live the peace talks?
Plus Hamas may have anti-aircraft missiles, and more in the news
Plus Russia grows a backbone on Iran, and more in the news
Fixation on settlements forces right-wing victory
Plus meet Congressman Grayson, and more in the news
With freeze over and talks alive, PM gets the win
Plus U.S. tries to open Syrian front, and more in the news
Plus your definitive Jewish Silly Bandz comparison, and more
Will U.S. groups back a Bibi freeze extension?
Plus a Chernobyl in Iran? and more
Plus the politics of Israeli daylight savings time, 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.