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?
Is there a new front opening in the battle?
Plus Tel Aviv bomb shelters opened, 16,000 reservists called up, and more
Plus reports that rockets have now hit Israel from Sinai
Plus Macedonia holds its first-ever Limmud conference
Plus endorsements, endorsements
Plus Egypt’s new ambassador to Israel arrives, Jordan reinstates theirs as well
Protests against the monarchy—the biggest since the Arab Spring began—are bad news for Israel and the U.S.
Plus Turkey fires upon Syrian targets for the second day
Plus Bar Refaeli wants to make a sex tape
Plus Palestinians to seek symbolic ‘nonmember state’ status at United Nations
The White House’s response to the anti-Islam video is proof of the enduring influence of Edward Said’s ideas
White House censure attempt fuels Islamist logic
The disease has spread and it looks like global chicken pox
The film ‘Innocence of Muslims’ and the dangerous failing of the media
Plus American kidnapped by al-Qaida asks Netanyahu to intervene
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.