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?
There’s a generation gap coming in the Jewish Democratic political ranks
A sad moment for all of us
Plus Sherman v. Berman: a rumble of the Jews?
And Berman will have another chance at Sherman (Oaks)
Jews in the House are leaving in droves
Census casualties could include up to four Jewish congressmen
Plus politics Valley-style, a pro-Israel symposium, and more
Egypt’s politically expedient ban on the export of palm fronds has altered the lulav market in unexpected ways
Sherman and Berman vie for Sherman (Oaks)
Plus preparing for the worst in Lebanon, and more in the news
How the controversy has played in America
Rep. Berman speaks mind to Americans for Peace Now
Why nothing has happened and everybody has won
Plus debating Iran sanctions and Biden’s early new year.
Lobbying Congress for tougher sanctions on Iran
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.