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 an explosive new report on the Prisoner X saga
Plus Obama says settlement freeze shouldn’t be a precondition to peace talks
And other highlights from Bibi-Obama Press Conference
Plus new Israeli government to be sworn in today
No, and some pundits are distorting a pro-Israel resolution to say so
Plus Syrian rebels treated in Israel and returned to Syria
Chuck Hagel will be secretary of Defense, and Iran will go nuclear. So much for an all-powerful Israel Lobby.
Plus Harvey Weinstein’s role in Michelle Obama’s Oscar appearance
Plus the meaning of the Yair Lapid/Naftali Bennett alliance
The unbelievable story of Israel’s last military diplomat in Iran
Plus ahead of nuclear talks, Iran upgrades its nuclear equipment
Opponents of the Hagel nomination write President Obama a letter
Plus the legacy of King Herod gets another look
Plus the Hagel “Friends of Hamas” rumor gets put to rest with gusto
Mohsen Fakhrizadeh-Mahabadi, Iran’s nuclear chief, was reportedly there
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.