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 Ike Davis’ amazin’ lineage, and more
Envisioning a rabbi’s struggle to write an original Yom Kippur sermon
Simon Wiesenthal, painted in a new biography as a fame-seeking myth-maker, is also the man who insisted that the world face up to the Holocaust
Plus path to direct talks pursued, and more in the news
Plus Cameron calls Gaza ‘prison camp,’ and more
How I learned to love Tisha B’av
Emerging pedagogy looks at life before wartime
Plus Hoffman cancels Israel appearance, and more
Plus Wolpe on Hitch, NYT on Jews, and more
‘Holocaust obfuscation’ continues in the Baltics
But what about their neighbors who freed them?
The Soviet Union obscured victims’ Jewishness
It would equate Nazism and Communism
These are a few of our favorite things, part 1
A love story swallowed by the Holocaust
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.