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?
Increasingly isolated, despairing society, with Shalit as metaphor
Biennial drill will test both countries’ missile-defense systems
Samuel Maoz’s ‘Lebanon’ is the latest of three recent films about the 1982 Lebanon war
Refaeli and Ginzburg feud over IDF service
Video shows captured soldier looking healthy
Through Arab media, blogosphere
To help shake off the Goldstone Report
How the U.N. report on alleged Israeli war crimes in Gaza compares to the IDF‘s
BREAKING: Investigation of Gaza war blames Hamas, too, but says Israel was worse
A violent clash, a deportation, and more from the news
In Israel, the ‘real American hero’ was a different kind of soldier
Report says yes, though author has anti-Israel background
Jews should return to Iraq, and other unconventional wisdom
He’s in it for the guys
Human rights, lotion, and kosher foot-longs
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.