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
French journalist says that alleged shooter Mehdi Nemmouche was his jailer in Syria, may have also tormented James Foley
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?’
The Talmud imagines the world as organized for the benefit of Torah sages, even in matters of sex and death
These Jewish leaders’ influence has been felt around the country, in every denomination, even if you don’t know them by name
Some Modern Orthodox teens observe ‘half-Shabbat,’ using cell phones in private. How widespread is the trend? Is it a crisis?
Plus Abbas OKs indirect talks, a mohel’s grandson for VP, and more in the news
Plus China nixes sanctions, Lieberman rattles saber, and more
For a minute, we were worried!
Plus bin Laden cites Israel, Bibi claims ‘eternal’ settlements, and more in the news
Plus the new senator on Israel, Haiti’s president, and more
Plus U.S. blames Goldstone, Obama accepts prize
Investigator, former Israeli diplomat take on Gaza War report
And Israel claims a moral victory, of sorts
Plus Ponzi fatigue, mother tongues, and a strange souvenir
And now the U.N. General Assembly will debate it
Plus another flu casualty, Clinton keeps clarifying, and more in the news
Plus fear of loners, and more Goldstone back-and-forth
Americans for Peace Now to the left of it, AIPAC to the right, on U.S. House Goldstone resolution
An admission they were broken, or needed update for age of terrorism?
Plus a way around Goldstone, another poor billionaire, and more in the news
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.