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?
Plus Israel takes credit for further sanctions, and more in the news
Plus sanctions cause India to stop buying Iranian oil, and more in the news
Plus, Ford on Syria, Kat Power cancels Israel concert, and more in the news
Plus Meshaal in Amman, elections in Israel, and more in the news
Hamas leader has broader ambitions
Abdullah visits D.C., helps P.A. to bolster own authority
New Middle East makes Amman a new center of gravity
What unrest and elections to the south could mean to the north
Plus new Iran sanctions, the king of Jordan’s trip, and more in the news
Plus Iran’s missiles, Jordanian intrigue, and more
Plus Shalit and Grapel, East Jerusalem plans, and more in the news
Egypt’s politically expedient ban on the export of palm fronds has altered the lulav market in unexpected ways
Plus Israel clears out embassy in Jordan, and more in the news
Will the P.A. go through with its statehood bid?
Sabotages could break the Israeli peace, shove Jordan into Iran’s arms
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.