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
Cameron condemns, Abbas has a prize, and more flotilla reax
U.S. citizen killed; another loses eye in protest
IDF Flotilla videos garner millions of views
Plus Ireland requests boat’s passage, and more
And McCain blames Obama
Flotilla backers, majority of activists hail from Turkey
The Turkish conundrum, video evidence, and more
And we talk to Flotilla organizer Adam Shapiro
Turkey’s sponsorship of the Gaza flotilla signals a failure of American policy
We’re getting all ver-Klimt, and more
IDF video of Israel’s raid on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla tells a different story
Israel’s mistake is trying to resolve new political problems with outdated military solutions
Plus Bibi to stop by D.C., and more in the news
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.