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?
Plus Obama’s bold cyberwar campaign, and more in the news
Plus Hebrew Hamas, the Hezbollah threat, and more
New ICG report calls for reset of current negotiations paradigm
Plus photos show Iran covering up nuke evidence, and more in the news
Can the women’s antiwar group, active in the anti-Israel BDS effort, turn people against drone warfare?
Plus the Islamist who would be president, and more in the news
Plus Bibi spares the Hebron house-hunters, and more
Tired of being portrayed as ‘bloodthirsty murderers,’ three former infantrymen launch a website to help improve the image of Israel’s military
Admired or reviled—but never ignored—how has Peter Beinart created a firestorm with well-worn ideas about Israel and American Jews?
Plus Ellison is the richest Jew, and more
Plus Britain too urges against Iran attack, and more in the news
Hamas likely uninvolved in ongoing clash; one rocket hits empty school
Plus Matisyahu goes blonde, the new ‘New Republic,’ and more
Plus Mr. Pogrom, raging Sukkot battle, and more
Plus new inspections and new sanctions, 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.