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
A viral Facebook video saves an Israeli driver’s day
Remembering King Hussein, who died on this day in 1999
Plus will conscription keep Yesh Atid out of the government?
A new study funded by the U.S. undercuts the notion that Palestinian schools incite violence against Israel
Plus one of the stranger response to our BDS piece
A top Bulgaria official believes the remaining culprits are in Lebanon
Known for its opulence, Google does its Tel Aviv employees a solid
BDS opposes a two-state solution, but you wouldn’t know it from the media
He will also make a few stops elsewhere in the region
What will it actually accomplish?
A look at Gaza’s beleaguered neighbor
Nalaga’at gives American theatergoers a new experience
Plus Hagel gets mixed reviews on performance at hearing
An argument about delegitimization and peace
Plus a suicide bomber strikes the United States Embassy in Turkey
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.