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?
But Barak doesn’t like it, plus peace-talk status reports, military exercises, and more in the news
The end of New York’s Jewish voting bloc, plus Israel on Iran, a Chinese shift on Goldstone, and more in the news
HRW reminds prime minister that Goldstone Report found potential war crimes on both sides
A South Carolina GOP gaffe, plus olives, espionage, and more in the news
Plus bad advertising, a Hungarian wingnut, and more in the news
Goldstone concerned that UNHRC missed half the point of his report
Plus, Holocaust jokes, a rogue oil trader, and more
And Fatah says government will fall if report isn’t approved
Security Council debates, boos for Condoleezza, and kosher candy
Chabadniks in South Dakota, Barak works the phones, and more in the news
Molestation arrests up in Brooklyn, mock court puts Abbas in slammer, Maurice Sendak, and more
According to memo obtained by AP
Happy Columbus Day! Plus, Abbas flipped, the Coens dissed, and Potok staged
Mitchell’s still trying, Goldstone up next week, and more in the news
Charges Erekat, dimming hopes for peace deal
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.