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?
FM Lieberman feuds with PM Netanyahu
Lieberman is F.M., but Barak may as well be
Inside Israel’s insane coalition politics
Barak, Peres, Mubarak, and more weigh in on the news
Plus rumor is that Rahm’s out, and more in the news
Maybe American liberal Zionism simply isn’t worth saving
Plus habemus proximity talks! and more in the news
Where the U.S.-Israel alliance remains strong
Sometimes criticism is just criticism
Plus can’t anyone here impose these sanctions? and more in the news
Plus cruise control, building battle, and more in the news
Plus Blair stranded, books in Italy, and more in the news
Things are tense between Obama and Bibi
Fallout from last week’s East J’lem announcement continues
Plus come back Sunday for the West Bank, 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.