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 prayer-on-prayer violence, the Iran question, and more in the news
Plus Iran’s maybe-never nuke, Obama’s nuke summit today, and more in the news
The Palestinians wait; Syria could be Israel’s shortcut
How Jewish conservatives blew it on Iraq and Iran
Plus Shimon Peres’s ‘sex appeal,’ and more in the news
Groups see Congress, not administration, as most crucial
A new president, a hard push for hard sanctions
General thinks Israel is merely one factor in region
Plus a flashpoint J’lem shul, the right hits Obama, and more in the news
Plus the talks must go on, Iranian dissenters, and more in the news
Plus, “Heroes of the Holocaust,” nighttime raids, and a morality poll
Where we see coincidences in U.S. news coverage of the Middle East, locals see conspiracies—and sometimes they’re right
Plus Biden in Jerusalem, Iran throws an elbow at Russia, and more in the news
‘Engagement or Regime Change?’
New book reveals PM’s motives
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.