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?
NYPD arrests 49 gang members after tracking Facebook activity
Plus a Gaza building boom?
+972 Magazine strikes up an unlikely conversation
To a volunteer from New York in an IDF paratrooper unit, the rockets fired from Gaza last week felt like war
Jews watching Jews who go on Birthright Israel trips
Few people know the programming languages like Java and Ruby that run the modern world. The People of the Book should fight against this illiteracy.
Prime Minister called “manipulative” for claiming people like him
Plus fashion in Chechnya, Chabad’s anti-Facebook campaign, and more
The jury in the Rutgers case got it wrong: It may be the Internet, not a stupid 20-year-old, that is ultimately responsible for the tragedy
Plus, an unkosher catering dispute, a plea for Madonna, and more
Plus Fayyad for prez?, Zuckerberg gets hacked, and more
Plus Carter on Palestine, diamonds are forever (for Jews), and more
Plus, Kabbalah guru killed, circumcision ban rolled back, and more in the news
Plus, Keret’s thin abode, Facebook won’t delete denial pages, and more
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.