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?
Was Israel right all along?
Report: IHH-sponsored boats will leave Turkey for Gaza on Sunday
Finds ‘excessive’ force and, contra Turkey, says blockade is legal
How Israel thwarted the second Gaza flotilla
American ‘The Audacity of Hope’ to set sail Saturday
Plus peace talks push, Syrian protests, and more in the news
Plus at his Beck and call, baby Portman, and more
Plus, Mamet Agonistes, Korean Jews, and more
Plus U.S. stays out of offshore dispute, and more in the news
Plus Obama says Turkish arms sales are safe, and more
Plus Mubarak backs direct talks, and more in the news
Plus Abbas is told to keep talks indirect, and more in the news
Plus Israel files internal Gaza War charges, and more in 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.