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?
Has something to please and worry everyone
Israeli studs make a new kind of porno
More tsuris over security-fence cell-phone commercial
Max Blumenthal’s rise as the left’s YouTube documentarian
Mamas who don’t want their babies to grow up to be soldiers
Muslims vs. Jews, Bibi vs. the U.N., and more from the news
And bashes Israel
Targeting Palestinian youth, Hamas says
With soccer and cell phones, ad suggests
The wondrous Dead Sea, more from Roya, and love for the Body
Not mom anymore
Despite recent signals, Israel isn’t ready to bomb Iran. Yet.
Vandalism, a troublesome comparison, and more from the news
And Marty Peretz—her husband’s old boss—is not amused
Debunking myths, subway slander, and more from the news
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.