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 a Libyan ship heads for Gaza, and more
Plus Shalits on the march, and more in the news
Pro-Israel group sails the East River for Shalit
Many argue soldier should be released in return
Plus Beinart is no ‘hater,’ and more
Plus a Jewish ‘Jersey Shore,’ and more
Hamas’s ploy to re-start talks
Plus Elijah’s cup and Gilad’s chair, and more in the news
But Obama is more powerful than ever; and more in the news
Plus Hillary to AIPAC, should Bar ditch Leo?, and more
Plus Dubai cause-of-death, Snooki’s glassy Purim, and more in the news
Plus skirmish over Lebanon, Palestinian sex scandal, and more in the news
Plus Hamas in a huff and more in the news
Plus the truth about kosher, Israel and Micronesia, and more
If the end is in sight, it’s still on the distant horizon
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.