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?
Man charged with 1979 murder of Etan Patz pleads not guilty
Plus RIP Birger Stromsheim, Morsi’s new power grab
Is it actually the “death knell” for the two-state solution?
Plus United States builds Libya commando force
Plus Franz Kafka’s unpublished work will go to Jerusalem
How sanctions linking Hezbollah chief to Assad regime could pay dividends
And Iran and Syria are still fond of each other
Plus Syria transition plan shockingly fails, and more in the news
Al Monitor features Bush friend, ex-’Newsweek’ editor, ex-Politico reporter
Why Bibi wants a new government before U.S. Election Day
Plus Bibi in the catbird seat, and more in the news
The world’s largest democracy is now the second-largest purchaser of Iranian crude. Why is the West standing by as India exploits sanctions?
Plus Atlanta editor steps down, Braun steps up, and more
Plus Erdogan cancer rumors fly, and more in the news
Plus Kreayshawn, Arrington, and other Jews you may know of
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.