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
Sam Harris reminds Andrew Sullivan to choose his words wisely on Gaza
The genocide committed by Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge regime earns a place in Washington’s Holocaust Museum
‘America’s Mayor,’ who once called for U.S. intervention in Kosovo, is now consulting for Serbian nationalists
Plus remembering Fischer and Uncle Leo, and more
It’s time for Israel to rethink its rejection of the Armenian Genocide
When a writer sits down to work, a cacophony of personalities sits down with him
There are distinct similarities between what comes out on the page and what comes out in the w.c.
Spy games, evading the next Holocaust, and more
A writer wonders which neighbor will hide him when the next genocide happens
Why we must remember the Armenians
Kramer’s policies would lower birth rate
Plus Hitler the abortionist, the Sabbath Manifesto, and more
Shalom Auslander talks genocide in his first column
The Foreskin’s Lament author is at work on a new project: a comic novel about genocide
Plus Chávez and Ban Ki-moon on Israel, 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.