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
Debating the meaning of the milestone
Recent events stoke fears of broader violence, Third Intifada
Tamir Goodman’s tzitzit project has a market
Looking at the overblown rhetoric on settlements, shameful silence on Syria
Reports had Dermer replacing Michael Oren as Israeli ambassador to U.S.
Widow of PLO leader says Second Intifada was premeditated
Plus more fuel for the theory that Adolf Hitler escaped Berlin for Argentina
According to report, Bibi’s close adviser may take reins from Michael Oren
Bibi Netanyahu, Lena Dunham, Nate Silver, and other members of the Jewish conspiracy toast the new year
Some archeologists near Jerusalem just did
Plus Michael Moynihan on the Newtown conspiracy theories
The nomination rumor has turned us all into savages
Plus a member of Satmar community gets indicted on attack on rabbi
Shut out for years, this week Bnei Menashe Jews moved to Israel. Why did the government change its policy?
Plus Brian Schatz is Hawaii’s choice to replace Senator Inouye
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.