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 Gabrielle Giffords visits Newtown
Plus warplanes continue to bomb neighborhoods in Syria
Recent events stoke fears of broader violence, Third Intifada
Plus Michael Moynihan on the Newtown conspiracy theories
Plus UN envoy meets with Assad
Plus hundred of Jewish tombstones recovered in Greece after long search
And implicates President Obama in a cover up
Plus Avigdor Lieberman will not resign…yet
Man charged with 1979 murder of Etan Patz pleads not guilty
U.S. will strike Iran in 4-5 months if progress isn’t made
Plus Lena Dunham, Margaret Sullivan, and David Axelrod
IRGC leader tells international community to ‘eat my shorts’
Leaked email shows Kenneth Roth comparing mullahs to Shas
If the past few weeks are any guide, it looks like the open feud between Jerusalem and Washington is over
And other questions we never thought we’d ask
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.