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?
Plus Israel cracks down on (Palestinian) dissidents, and more in the news
Plus bin Laden cites Israel, Bibi claims ‘eternal’ settlements, and more in the news
Plus Qaeda in Israel, the tefillin non-bomb, and more in the news
Says he didn’t understand local politics
Plus expelled journo talks, Hamas’s change of heart, and more in the news
Plus the Israeli with 17 wives, and more in the news
Envoy Mitchell’s hint was apparently innocuous
Plus world’s best boxer scared of Jews’ best boxer, and more
Plus J Street in the center and Shmuley on Tiger, and more
But Barak doesn’t like it, plus peace-talk status reports, military exercises, and more in the news
Mitchell’s still trying, Goldstone up next week, and more in the news
Prisoners for video, as a first step
Maybe, says Abbas. Now, says Obama.
Mitchell’s dreams, HRW’s scandal, and more in the news
Realizes Bibi can’t announce halt
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.