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?
Matt Welch leads off with an important piece
Plus President Obama clarifies U.S. relationship with Egypt: “not an ally”
Plus a round up on condemnations on Libyan
Conflicting reports about filmmaker who allegedly made anti-Muslim film
Four staff members, including the U.S. ambassador to Libya, killed
Islamists storm the U.S. embassy and Egypt’s last Jews have no rabbi. Shanah tova from the Muslim Brotherhood.
The Getting to Yes co-author was crucial to Camp David accords
Plus Marc Tracy profiles BuzzFeed
A visit with Georges Moustaki, whose ballads are an epitaph for the French-speaking Jews of the Middle East
A series airing during Ramadan traffics in anti-Semitic themes but may show an evolving attitude toward Israel
Israel fears a crisis in Egypt, but the U.S. remains calm. How did these allies come to see things so differently?
Plus, United States pushes back on Iran intelligence report
Days after being stabbed in a Tel Aviv café, my African student remains determined to learn the Aleph-Bet
Plus, Egypt and Israel both say security cooperation is at all-time high
Plus, Egypt admits it ignored Israel’s warning
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.