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?
Survey emphasizes ‘majority,’ results emphasize ‘silent’
GOP gains empower Cantor, not Schumer
On the eve of midterm results
Of course J Street and ECI are partisan—who cares?
Plus a contemporary cause on ancient walls, and more in the news
Bennet and Sestak may come from behind to win
But issue’s real resonance may appear in ’12
Plus yes that is a creepy Sharon sculpture, and more
How the group navigated the Soros scandal
Rating the candidates’ chances
Even though race is a proxy war on the issue
Penn. candidate is proxy battlefield for Israel groups
Plus Woody goes electric, and more
Targeted Democrat responds, and more
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.