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
French journalist says that alleged shooter Mehdi Nemmouche was his jailer in Syria, may have also tormented James Foley
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?’
The Talmud imagines the world as organized for the benefit of Torah sages, even in matters of sex and death
These Jewish leaders’ influence has been felt around the country, in every denomination, even if you don’t know them by name
Some Modern Orthodox teens observe ‘half-Shabbat,’ using cell phones in private. How widespread is the trend? Is it a crisis?
The U.S. and Israel hash it out through articles
A haftorah of dark times and core beliefs
Part 3: Inventing Our Life examines the kibbutz movement at 100 years old, facing a rocky past and a promising future
Seen as provocation against Israel
Israel and Arab states share fear of Iran
The Settlers offers a gloomy view of how continued occupation of the West Bank will affect Israel and Zionism
Part 2: Inventing Our Life examines the kibbutz movement at 100 years old, facing a rocky past and a promising future
Plus Obama tries (again) to engage Iran, and more in the news
Lebanon’s government provoked deadly skirmish
Toby Perl Freilich’s forthcoming documentary examines the 100-year history of the kibbutz
Inventing Our Life examines the kibbutz movement at 100 years old, facing a rocky past and a promising future.
Rotem bill, currently frozen, provoked strong opposition stateside
Young Jewish anti-Zionists struggle to find community
The classical-music giant, and more
Israelis don’t back America back
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.