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?
Pro-Israel activists prepare for intensive Congressional lobbying tomorrow
Harsh repression continues, Iran’s ally remains
The Arab Spring has cast new light on resistance in the Middle East. A rare 2007 encounter with the leader of Iran’s Jundullah reveals the murky place held by the region’s so-called freedom fighters.
The Arab Spring is liberating a generation from repressive political institutions, but the intellectual legacies of the regimes they are helping topple may be tougher to shake
As Syria’s Assad ups violence, U.S., Iran, Israel consider their interests
Plus ‘Move Over AIPAC’ announced, and more in the news
Plus anorexia among the Orthodox, and more in the news
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Plus U.N. posturing, Lebanese blaming, and more in the news
Plus the new Egyptian democrats, and more in the news
Plus Ed Koch now in bridge form, and more
Plus, the new Coney Island hot dog, and more
What Obama’s reactions to the Arab upheavals are really about
Plus Israel retaliates, and more in the news
Plus Sheen wins with Israelis, a Yiddisheh workout, 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.