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?
Plus, Perry’s Jewish problem, Pollard’s secret, and more
Plus Weprin loses, probe calls blockade illegal, and more in the news
Plus Iran offers limited nuclear deal, Egypt shuts down tunnels, and more in the news
Plus, Iran ominously moves nuclear production, and more in the news
Plus, cagey Iran, D.C. vs. Snyder, and more
Plus, Syria heads for civil war, Gilad’s birthday, and more in the news
Plus, Iran allows inspector, Katy Perry joins Mideast fray, and more
Plus AJC controversy, movement (maybe) on Shalit, and more in the news
Plus, Israel is the hot congressional vacation spot, and more in the news
Plus, circumcision initiative may be removed from S.F. ballot, and more in the news
Plus, Levi Aron indicted, schmucks, and more in the news
Plus lawyers in Kletzky case tease insanity defense, and more in the news
Plus the uncowardly Robert Ford, the Hasidic Sam Spade, and more
Plus officially no Palestinian unity, and more in the news
That was the half-year that was, on The Scroll
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.