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?
Plus how Stuxnet is harming Iran’s nuclear program
Plus Obama and A’jad joust
Plus a murky West Bank killing, and more in the news
Plus this politicized flight tonight, and more in the news
Plus a Chernobyl in Iran? and more
Plus which side will fold first, and more in the news
Why Iran fears the peace process
Plus Israel and Russia ink historic deal, and more in the news
Valley on Valley, Hitch on faith, and more
Riedel has close ties to Obama administration
Plus, they are women, hear them chant, and more
Plus the Islamic center around the world, and more in the news
The U.S. and Israel hash it out through articles
Plus Israel may have more time with Iran, and more in the news
Plus Khamanei nixes talks with sanctions, 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.