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 Cameron calls Gaza ‘prison camp,’ and more
Plus Rabbi Schneier steps out, and more
The ‘Jordan as Palestinian state’ trope
Amman’s ambassador to Washington talks about the possibilities for Middle East peace
Plus de-linking ‘linkage,’ non-Ambassador Dershowitz, and more in the news
Plus Bibi’s boy, to live and die in East Jerusalem, and more
Plus Le Pen’s good day, go Vols, and more in the news
Today in the Dubai Murder Mystery
Bemoans lack of ‘real progress’ since 1979
Plus a pope defends another, the ‘couch crisis,’ and more in the news
Plus the Israeli with 17 wives, and more in the news
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Plus the slain Iranian physicist, Dysentery-a, and more
Plus post-Holocaust Picassos, Vampire Weekend’s Jewishness, and more
Plus Rabbi Shmuley stuck at Newark International, 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.