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 mumps hit, meowing in Auschwitz, and more
Plus Iran’s big day, U.N. sanctions near, and MoHouse in the news
Plus Fatah and Hamas feud over electricity, and more in the news
Plus Oren shouted down, Touro’s Lander dies, and more in the news
Why peace with Syria is more urgent than ever
Plus Abbas OKs indirect talks, a mohel’s grandson for VP, and more in the news
Plus China nixes sanctions, Lieberman rattles saber, and more
Plus Hamas in a huff and more in the news
Plus the truth about kosher, Israel and Micronesia, and more
Plus Bibi wants a Gaza probe (really), and more in the news
But the U.S. may not really want them
Plus Israel cracks down on (Palestinian) dissidents, and more in the news
Plus new U.N. sanctions, R.I.P. Zinn, and more in the news
Plus Merkel’s pledge, Labor’s pains, Boteach’s bid, and more
Iran’s nukes, not afraid of Tariq Ramadan, and more
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.