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
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?’
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?
The Talmud imagines the world as organized for the benefit of Torah sages, even in matters of sex and death
After prime minister linked anti-government protests to “Jewish Diaspora”
How Bibi Netanyahu handed the American president a big trophy—and got what Israel wanted all along
Plus a possible detente with Turkey and Israel?
Taking a Romney critique of Obama on Israel to its logical extreme
Surprise: Flotilla raid was bungled behind the scenes.
Tired of being portrayed as ‘bloodthirsty murderers,’ three former infantrymen launch a website to help improve the image of Israel’s military
Plus more things Ron Paul signed his name to, and more in the news
Plus navy makes contact with flotilla, and more in the news
Plus kosher joint an NYPD/OWS casualty, and more
Report: IHH-sponsored boats will leave Turkey for Gaza on Sunday
Can anything bring the two nations to détente?
Does this mean Israel should apologize?
Plus Israel stays course regarding Turkey, and more
Plus, Iran ominously moves nuclear production, and more in the news
Finds ‘excessive’ force and, contra Turkey, says blockade is legal
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.