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?
This says more about us than it does about him
Plus an explosion rocks central Beirut
Plus Greta Berlin gets the cold shoulder
Sheldon Adelson, Israeli media, and the shrinking voice of the left
Revisiting Jewish Germany history online
The former UN chief is hawking a book and we’ve got some advice
Plus Egypt’s new ambassador to Israel arrives, Jordan reinstates theirs as well
Former phenom Tamir Goodman now coaches kids who idolize his NBA pal, Omri Casspi. What happened?
Plus a plan to legalize the settlements in the West Bank?
Plus Hamas fires anti-aircraft weapon at Israel for first time ever
Plus Arlen Specter eulogized
Israel’s founding father and America’s modernist share a birthday
Teachers say it ‘harms the Palestinian cause’
Plus Knesset dissolves (itself)
The mame-loshn may be finding new speakers
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.