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?
Congressman, played by Hanks, was staunchly pro-Israel
No-holds-barred war for Jewish voting bloc
Plus Fatah and Hamas feud over electricity, and more in the news
Just in case you were wondering
Plus Jews compliment Hitler, Who Dat?!, and more
Should the Times yank him from the beat?
Plus Abbas OKs indirect talks, a mohel’s grandson for VP, and more in the news
Sniping and saber-rattling at unusually high levels
On the Golan, Hamas, and—yes—J Street
Netanyahu speaks on the conference’s final night, telling Israelis merely to ‘take a hike’
Israel and its closest Muslim ally are drifting apart, thanks to internal pressures on Ankara that are unlikely to change
Plus Hamas in a huff and more in the news
Plus the truth about kosher, Israel and Micronesia, and more
Defense minister utters a very big word
Plus still unclear who killed Hamas weapons guy, and more in the news
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.