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?
Goldstone concerned that UNHRC missed half the point of his report
With a nuclear threat from Iran hovering, a Tel Aviv family dispenses with housekeeping
Portrayal in soap opera set during Gaza War comes as bilateral relationship struggles
‘Wash. Post’ on likelihood of peace talks, plus fundraisers, Wasserstein, and more in the news
Says talks will remain suspends if Israel’s offers are too limited
Bad PR for the left-leaning Israel lobby group
Israel tries to stay friends, plus women and the law, and more in the news
An uncommon rite, bubbly’s back, and Obama’s image
A Nobel, a threat, and more from the news
Mitchell’s still trying, Goldstone up next week, and more in the news
Perennial prize-winners, fear of Christ, and Gibson’s luck
Oren explains in ‘TNR’
It may be a waste of resources, ‘Commentary’ says
A stymied traveler, disputed history, and more in the news
‘Mount’ing troubles, dystopia, and the next Holocaust flick
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.