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
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?’
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?
The Talmud imagines the world as organized for the benefit of Torah sages, even in matters of sex and death
Plus the Haredim bring up the Holocaust, and more in the news
Formerly captive Israeli-American law student speaks about his time in Egypt
Plus Borukhova and Dershowitz lose appeal, and more
Plus West Bank riots, Occupy Judaism’s importance, and more
Plus, Poland reopens Auschwitz probe, Oprah goes to the mikvah, and more
Plus Madoff suicide revelation, Egypt’s new F-16, and more in the news
Plus, the new Security Council, Erdogan backlash, and more in the news
Egypt captured Israeli-American Ilan Grapel to generate popular support among the volatile anti-Western middle class at home
Plus Kleztky’s killer goes insane route, and more in the news
Plus the crisis moves toward Syria, and more in the news
Plus the Gaza blockade, Iran lashes out, and more in the news
It seems likely that Egypt bargained Israeli-American away as well
Plus all apologies to Egypt, Schultz backs OWS, and more
Plus, Syria resolution vetoed, Grapel still jailed, and more in the news
Plus Weprin loses, probe calls blockade illegal, 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.