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?
Why ‘Islamophobia’ in Europe cannot be equated with anti-Semitism, either in nature or degree
And who is European Muslims’ real enemy?
Manifesto by alleged slayer of 92 articulated Islamophobia, ‘Israeli nationalism’
And why the ADL objects to it, too
A deaf Muslim atheist responds defiantly to the debate over the ‘Ground Zero mosque’
A conservative activist and a liberal Tablet contributor debate whether the ‘Ground Zero mosque’ poses a threat to the United States
Park51’s Khan sees resonance with Islamophobia
Anti-Semitism turned Islamophobia, and more
Recent attacks on Islam in the United States echo old slurs against Jews
Also finds anti-Semitism and Islamophobia are linked
Terry Eagleton interviewed by JTS’s Arnie Eisen
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.