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?
Rand, senator from Kentucky, wants anti-war clarification attached to bill
Plus new talks, Mofaz beats Livni, and more in the news
President states the obvious: second term could bring renewed pressure
Plus is a Syria ceasefire in the offing? and more in the news
Plus the greatest referee of all time, and more
Plus intel is that Iran hasn’t yet decided on bomb, and more in the news
Which might be more a case of ‘Zionist B.S.’
Plus new Iran negotiations on horizon, and more in the news
As U.S. drops signals of dissuasion, Netanyahu, Israeli leaders press on
Plus anti-war meme hits Facebook, Omar Sharif-stein, and more
Plus Israeli, U.S. intel find no Iranian bomb program, and more in the news
Plus West Bank statehood edifice collapsing, and more in the news
Plus A. Lieberman explains Syrian regime change, and more in the news
Not exactly, but Israeli politics are entering America
Plus Britain too urges against Iran attack, 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.