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 Oren shouted down, Touro’s Lander dies, and more in the news
How Flynt Leverett and his wife, Hillary Mann Leverett, became leading advocates for doing business with Tehran
Plus Jews compliment Hitler, Who Dat?!, and more
Why peace with Syria is more urgent than ever
Plus Hamas in a huff and more in the news
Dispatch from Herzliya, Jane Austen-berg, and more
How a former Iranian official and a U.S. foreign-policy guru are shifting Washington’s stance toward regime change in Tehran
Sure looks that way
But the U.S. may not really want them
Plus Israel cracks down on (Palestinian) dissidents, and more in the news
Plus new U.N. sanctions, R.I.P. Zinn, and more in the news
Plus the Turkish debate, Holocaust remembrance, and more in the news
A Mideast power shift and the death of Anatevka
Plus the IDF to leave Haiti while Israel adopts orphans, and more
Plus bin Laden cites Israel, Bibi claims ‘eternal’ settlements, 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.