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 Scuds across the border, street-name showdown, and more in the news
Plus Israel insists on ‘homegrown’ peace, and more in the news
Plus Iran’s maybe-never nuke, Obama’s nuke summit today, and more in the news
Plus Gallaudet’s Jewish head, survivors’ cancer, and more
Plus nukes in Prague, sex in the West Bank, and more in the news
Violence in Gaza and Berlin, and more in the news
Plus Iran’s sanctions, Obama’s Seder, and more in the news
Plus Elijah’s cup and Gilad’s chair, and more in the news
Things are tense between Obama and Bibi
Plus Tzipi Livni, two nations turn their frustrated eyes to you, and more
Plus Bibi’s boy, to live and die in East Jerusalem, and more
Plus wait ’til at least next year for Iranian nuke, and more in the news
Plus the Buck-Oy State, Eichmann in the Vatican, and more
Plus Le Pen’s good day, go Vols, and more in the news
Plus come back Sunday for the West Bank, 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.