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
French journalist says that alleged shooter Mehdi Nemmouche was his jailer in Syria, may have also tormented James Foley
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
In an excerpt from a new biography, the great showman asks, ‘What does music mean?’
The Talmud imagines the world as organized for the benefit of Torah sages, even in matters of sex and death
These Jewish leaders’ influence has been felt around the country, in every denomination, even if you don’t know them by name
Some Modern Orthodox teens observe ‘half-Shabbat,’ using cell phones in private. How widespread is the trend? Is it a crisis?
Why it’s his fault that Glenn Beck is free to be Glenn Beck
Plus talk borders, not settlements, and more
One more rep. and state AG; a GOP rep. closes in
GOP gains empower Cantor, not Schumer
On the eve of midterm results
Either that, or he never had a clue
Plus Archbishop Tutu calls for boycott, and more
Post-midterms, U.S. Israel policy likely to stay the same
If the midterm elections give the GOP more power in Washington, that could actually help Obama’s Mideast peace plans
Plus the death of a ‘lexical supermaven,’ and more in the news
Top Jewish GOPer cites last week’s incident
Plus Cantor ups profile, ‘TAL’ takes last breath, and more
‘It’ being high inflation
President reassures legislators on Israel, Iran
Jewish Republican wasn’t targeted
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.