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 a New Jersey Nazi and the furor about the Stephen Hawking furor
The Brooklyn assemblyman kind of apologizes for wearing blackface
Plus American plotter in Mumbai attack sentenced to 35 years
Plus Israeli talks, Israeli Apartheid Week, and more
Plus drawing 1,027 Palestinians and one Israeli, and more
Plus Borukhova and Dershowitz lose appeal, and more
Plus, Perry’s Jewish problem, Pollard’s secret, and more
Plus Kletzky dad sues confessed killer, and more
Plus that new J Street poll, the ‘Righteous Gentiles’ of CUFI, and more
Haggadah parodies continue
Plus Hamas clamps down, Schnabel on Schnabel, and more
Valley on Valley, Hitch on faith, and more
Plus Cantor ups profile, ‘TAL’ takes last breath, and more
Cites Tropper revelations broken by Tablet
Gawker runs it, instead
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.