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
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
In an excerpt from a new biography, the great showman asks, ‘What does music mean?’
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?
The Talmud imagines the world as organized for the benefit of Torah sages, even in matters of sex and death
According to reports, it was undamaged in today’s earthquake
Plus Poland’s ban on ritual slaughter will end supply of kosher meat
Plus Syrian rebels treated in Israel and returned to Syria
Plus Harvey Weinstein’s role in Michelle Obama’s Oscar appearance
Mohsen Fakhrizadeh-Mahabadi, Iran’s nuclear chief, was reportedly there
No, probably not. But the developments are compelling.
Plus the latest in Iran space and nuclear news
A source is reporting much of the underground Fordo site has been hit
Plus a look back on Lincoln Square Synagogue
Plus a new round of sanctions against Iran take hold
U.S. will strike Iran in 4-5 months if progress isn’t made
Leaked email shows Kenneth Roth comparing mullahs to Shas
And other questions we never thought we’d ask
The news comes days after Valerie Jarrett was said to be involved in Iran negotiations
Plus a look at foreign policy political ads
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.