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?
18 IDF soldiers and hundreds of Palestinians killed during ground operation
After violent protests against Israeli military action in Gaza target embassies
Is Israel targeting civilians in Gaza? It’s more complicated than it may appear
The former Secretary of State places blame for conflict squarely on Hamas
Conflict continues to escalate on Day 10 of Israel’s Operation Protective Edge
The celebrity Twitter hashtag fad is an opportunity to make a vital point
Escalating air strikes targeted homes of senior Hamas leaders
First time the militant group has used an unmanned aircraft against Israel
Third Gaza conflict in six years leads to some familiar-sounding news stories
After four days, nearly 100 Palestinian deaths and talk of a ground operation
To bring about real peace, drop the false narrative of moral equivalency and focus on the real culprits
As sirens blare and security concerns mount, parents try to keep kids calm
A family takes cover in the stairwell as rockets from Gaza are intercepted
While Palestinian death toll from Israeli air strikes on Gaza reaches 42
More than 100 rockets fired into Israel’s civilian population centers today
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.