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
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 concerns of covert Iranian breakout, and more in the news
Weighing the evidence at the end of AIPAC week
Against the Jewish belief in apocalypse
Mixes technical military talk with light schtick
Charming the crowd in his keynote speech at the AIPAC conference, Israeli prime minister conjures Auschwitz and Haman to make case against Iran
Senate Minority Leader criticizes Obama sans undue politicization
Speaking at AIPAC conference, president moves closer to Israeli position on Iran—but not all the way there—ahead of meeting with Netanyahu
President greeted warmly at AIPAC Conference
As conference begins, lobby seeks to move U.S. position closer to Israel’s
Plus Jew-school advances to championship, the AIPAC Three, and more
Should the U.S. attack now? Israel sure shouldn’t.
On Barak, the Palestinians, non-proliferation, and politics
Plus sanctions cause India to stop buying Iranian oil, and more in the news
Plus National Front attack in France, Kaddish for the Fogels, and more
Plus Israeli Jews oppose attack and support Obama, 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.