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
French journalist says that alleged shooter Mehdi Nemmouche was his jailer in Syria, may have also tormented James Foley
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?’
The Talmud imagines the world as organized for the benefit of Torah sages, even in matters of sex and death
These Jewish leaders’ influence has been felt around the country, in every denomination, even if you don’t know them by name
Some Modern Orthodox teens observe ‘half-Shabbat,’ using cell phones in private. How widespread is the trend? Is it a crisis?
Leaked email shows Kenneth Roth comparing mullahs to Shas
The leader of nonviolent protests in the West Bank—a potential Palestinian Gandhi—is in an Israeli jail
It’s time for Israel to rethink its rejection of the Armenian Genocide
Plus don’t cry for A’jad, Elie Wiesel, and more
HRW reminds prime minister that Goldstone Report found potential war crimes on both sides
Plus apologies, self-defense, and more in the news
Plus fetal justice, and two kinds of Holocaust confusion
Because it’s a loss in the ‘Legitimacy War,’ Princeton prof argues
Pending an investigation
Mitchell’s dreams, HRW’s scandal, and more in the news
More problems for rights group accused of anti-Israel bias
Does Human Rights Watch have an Israel problem?
Report says yes, though author has anti-Israel background
A new website, Anne Frank abused again, and more in the news
A secret hideout, a baller, and more from 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.