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?
Yosef Hamadani Cohen led Iran’s Jewish community since 1994
Asking whether Jews in Iran are really free to celebrate
$400,000 unexpectedly delivered to the Dr. Sapir Hospital and Charity Center
The first-ever Farsi-language history book about the Holocaust comes out just as Mahmoud Ahmadinejad leaves office
Shahs of Sunset, Bravo’s latest Hobbesian experiment on the lives of the nouveau riche, is a fascinating piece of television—in spite of itself
As tension between the two countries escalates
Iranian, American, Jewish: Reflections on a complicated life
Plus nuclear reactors for all, and more
Plus those crazy L.A. ‘Persians,’ and more
Charles London traveled the world and found a brand of Judaism he could embrace
Iranian Jewish writer Roya Hakakian, who fled to the U.S. in 1985, sees hope in the current chaos
The news from Tehran today, collected
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.