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
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?’
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?
The Talmud imagines the world as organized for the benefit of Torah sages, even in matters of sex and death
In wake of Madoff and other scandals, says Yeshiva president, others
Recipes, resolutions, remembrances, and restorations—all our Rosh Hashanah coverage
Rosh Hashanah wishes from the prez
A High Holidays online service that asks probing questions and remembers your answers
Rosh Hashanah resolutions from Matisyahu, Michael Showalter, Ayelet Waldman, and others
How synagogues and their congregants are handling the economic downturn
Like generations of Jewish service members, my husband, a Navy pilot, will spend the High Holidays overseas
From the archives: A year into the financial meltdown, the calendar keeps turning, and so does the economic cycle
As Yom Kippur approaches: ‘Fido, I owe you one’
From the archives: An illustrated remembrance of High Holidays past
Everything you ever wanted to know about the holiday
The do-it-yourself approach to synagogue security
High Holidays in the recession
High-priced holidays, blushing brides, and a wasted plea
So many questions, including: will Youkilis play?
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.