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?
Alleged Mossad agent could face German trial
A love story swallowed by the Holocaust
Tel Aviv culture clash, sprechen sie Deutsch?, and more
My children are becoming German citizens, and I’m going nuts
German blood libel depiction deemed not to incite hatred
Plus diplomatic rifts, the real German passport, and more
Heimrad Bäcker’s ‘documentary poems’ turn artifacts of evil into the stuff of art
Israel is sending three to the Winter Olympics
Plus Merkel’s pledge, Labor’s pains, Boteach’s bid, and more
Plus Merkel the pro-Israel maverick, and more in the news
Plus a pope defends another, the ‘couch crisis,’ and more in the news
Plus Iran test-launches and Germany donates to Auschwitz, and more in the news
Might Germany prosecute other non-Germans?
Plus fear vs. hate, hippie art, and a rock ‘n’ roll error
Well, she set it in 1936, but Germans are now reinstating it
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.