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 all apologies to Egypt, Schultz backs OWS, and more
UPDATED: Israeli soldier has been in captivity in Gaza for more than five years; deal reached with Egyptian mediation
Leon Panetta says Israel is increasingly isolated. But the big problem is that Washington is running away from its influence in the Middle East.
Can anything bring the two nations to détente?
Plus nuclear gamesmanship, Iran and Columbia, and more
Plus, hikers released, Jewish outreach, and more in the news
Plus Weprin loses, probe calls blockade illegal, and more in the news
Plus, Iran ominously moves nuclear production, and more in the news
Plus whence #j14?, Iran and the Arab Spring, and more in the news
Plus a fascinating look inside Syria
This will surely end well
Plus A’jad being A’jad, China picks a side, and more in the news
Plus, to the shores of Tripoli, pressure to escalate in Gaza, and more in the news
Plus, Iranian leaders feud, Drake joins Kravitz, and more
Plus, new Azeri friends, mini-Madoff was big at the U, 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.