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?
A reading list
Plus political rabbi gets U.S. scold, and more in the news
Plus the ‘quiet freeze,’ and more in the news
Plus Stern remains ‘Frozen,’ and more
Plus U.N. vindicates Israel on tree, and more in the news
Plus, they are women, hear them chant, and more
Plus Bloomberg continues crusade, and more in the news
The freeze extension is the only issue right now
How it could break the Palestinian impasse
Plus the coming Israeli energy boom, and more in the news
What they’ll talk about when they talk about peace
Plus the Islamic center around the world, and more in the news
Plus Allen is back and more Jewish than ever, and more
Plus Israel may have more time with Iran, and more in the news
Plus Obama threatens Turkey, 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.