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?
They say democracies make good neighbors. For Israel these days, it doesn’t seem so straightforward.
The ambassador talks Operation Pillar of Defense, ‘monumental threats’
This season, the first ladies of the Levant go nuclear, bringing the drama even without Skinny Girl Margaritas
Plus Egypt’s new ambassador to Israel arrives, Jordan reinstates theirs as well
Teachers say it ‘harms the Palestinian cause’
Protests against the monarchy—the biggest since the Arab Spring began—are bad news for Israel and the U.S.
A solution for the oft-bombed gas pipeline between Israel and Egypt
Plus Syria transition plan shockingly fails, and more in the news
Plus a new Egyptian constitution, and more in the news
Plus Abbas reacts to the Arab Spring, and more in the news
Plus UCSD controversy, the new face of Jewish Germany, and more
Plus yet another new government in Jordan, and more in the news
What remains of Revisionist Zionism, the ideology of the late Benzion Netanyahu, is its 11th commandment: Don’t be a fool.
Plus $100k up for grabs! and more in the news
Plus Egypt prisoner swap in the works, 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.