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?
Greek athlete gets the boot for racist tweet, also supports Golden Dawn
Greek Golden Dawn spokesman slugs Communist politician on live TV
Neo-Nazi party gets 7 percent of Greek vote; Jewish community rattled
And in Greece, neo-Nazi party gets 7 percent of vote
The earliest known Ladino memoir, now in translation, sheds light on both Ottoman Jewry and one controversial man’s conflicts with the community
An Egyptian exile considers Jewish identity—and his own—in a cosmopolitan world. Excerpted from the new essay collection Alibis.
Plus the uncowardly Robert Ford, the Hasidic Sam Spade, and more
How Israel thwarted the second Gaza flotilla
Plus, Jewish gangsters, Conservatives on marriage, and more
Plus, teens text on Shabbat, Apple pulls ‘Third Intifada’ app, and more
Plus the man who gave us Passover Coke, and more
Plus China and Russia stand up to Iran, and more in the news
Plus R.I.P. Erich Segal, Hezbollah and drugs, and more
Plus C-Span’s and Cyprus’s Jewish problems, and more
Franken’s past, a controversial prof, 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.