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?
A week visiting my family in Israel
How the national trauma of Kfar Etzion helped bring Israeli Yeshiva boys to the West Bank
Israel’s lead security negotiator talks about the end of Oslo and the future of annexation
In response to new Hamas-backed Palestinian unity government
Plus Mandy Patinkin’s favorite Princess Bride line, and more in the news
Pew study also reveals skepticism among American Jews towards Israeli policy on settlements, negotiations
In response to shooting deaths of two IDF soldiers this weekend
Officials also named the 26 Palestinian prisoners to be released this week
Plus a top Iranian scientist may be resuming nuclear weapons research
Where the Jackals Howl, Amos Oz’s newly reissued 1965 story collection, questions the virtues of toughness
Plus Syria transition plan shockingly fails, and more in the news
Plus U.S. slams Israel over settlement announcement, and more
Supports court decision but pledges hundreds of new homes elsewhere
Plus Bibi delays vote on West Bank outposts, and more in the news
Plus where talks could go and oil can’t, 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.