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?
Israel targets terrorist leadership in Gaza
Ahmed Jabari was equivalent to an army chief of staff, abducted Gilad Shalit
Beinart gets a taste of his own wrong medicine
Plus reports that rockets have now hit Israel from Sinai
The rise of the Muslim Brotherhood and the civil war in Syria are bringing violence to Israel’s borders
Plus Yasser Arafat to be exhumed
Plus the brother of the Toulouse gunman speaks
The JFNA General Assembly gets evacuated
A look at the pressing issues of the annual gathering of Lubavitch rabbis
Things that should happen before Abbas goes to the United Nations
Plus New York Governor Cuomo asks for $30 billion for Hurricane Sandy
If a society’s vitality is evidenced by the pulse of its dance music, then there’s hope for Israel
Mori Rothman is in jail for publicly refusing to serve in the IDF
The news comes days after Valerie Jarrett was said to be involved in Iran negotiations
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.