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 Egypt’s military reasserts itself, and more in the news
The good news: there are still two more. The bad news: there are still two more.
Formerly captive Israeli-American law student speaks about his time in Egypt
Plus tightening of vise around Iran and Syria, and more
Plus it’s Britain’s Iranian embassy’s turn to be stormed, and more in the news
What unrest and elections to the south could mean to the north
Plus the GOP debate, developments in Egypt, and more in the news
Plus, when Brody met Allen, biking through Tel Aviv, and more
Mubarak-lite leadership coddles Syria but fights terrorism
Plus P.A. FM admits they don’t have the votes, and more in the news
U.S. policymakers fear a “Shia crescent,” a regional alliance led by Iran. A dawning “Muslim Brotherhood crescent” is far more threatening.
Plus, Poland reopens Auschwitz probe, Oprah goes to the mikvah, and more
Egypt captured Israeli-American Ilan Grapel to generate popular support among the volatile anti-Western middle class at home
Plus the crisis moves toward Syria, and more in the news
The cost is staggering, the reward inarticulable
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.