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 Obama’s alleged Israel blunders, Iran warns Germany, and more in the news
Plus un-kosher shenanigans, pre-game prayer, and more
Plans to de-outlaw Holocaust denial, among other things
Literature award goes to Herta Mueller, not Oz or Roth
Plus Jewish hogs, unwelcome visitors, and another poll
Plus a somber anniversary, a big giver, and more in the news
Ahmadinejad varies his script, a Madoff ‘collaborator,’ and more in the news
Memories of Lodz, a blind date peace plan, and more in the news
Teutonic love for Tarantino’s ‘Inglorious Basterds’
Germans like ‘Basterds,’ circumcision for all, and more in the morning news
What if the head of Hamburg’s Jewish community wasn’t actually Jewish?
Charms, gripes, and the language of racism
Leader struggles for an annotated ‘Mein Kampf’
Even if al-Qaeda wants it, plus more in the news
Maybe, if Jerusalem woman’s spit says so
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.