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 a rabbi’s odd crime, Ivanka’s wedding tchotchkes, and more
Would provide marriage rights for non-Jewish Israelis
Biennial drill will test both countries’ missile-defense systems
Plus nukes for all, an ambivalent Egypt, and more
An admission they were broken, or needed update for age of terrorism?
Plus hate on parade, wholesome pinups, and more
And we write an entire item without making a Jews-and-Chinese food joke!
Plus voices of reason, a scary costume and more
‘Haaretz’ reports reps of both nations were at Cairo non-proliferation conference
To honor her body, the writer visits a Tel Aviv tattoo parlor
Israel ambassador to skip J Street, plus planets’ names, Lambert’s laments, and more
Plus apologies, self-defense, and more in the news
U.S. scientist sold information to agents posing as Mossad
Arab Israeli ‘Jerusalem Post’ writer blames Palestinian leadership, too
Judge isn’t happy with reaction to his U.N. report
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.