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?
Will this usher in the second coming of Joe Lieberman?
Lieberman gives farewell on the 12th anniversary of Bush v. Gore decision
Joe rides the Shabbat elevator with McCain, tells a bad joke
Joe Lieberman rumored to be Romney pick for Secretary of State
As conference begins, lobby seeks to move U.S. position closer to Israel’s
Plus, Iranian leaders feud, Drake joins Kravitz, and more
That was the half-year that was, on The Scroll
A friend says yes; I merely marvel at Lieberman’s effect on Jews
First Jewish national candidate is four-term senator
Kids are exposed to many loaded terms each day, from ‘gay’ to ‘Yid’ to the n-word. Some are OK to use, in some contexts, for some people. Some are not. How can we teach them which are which?
With more Republicans than ever
Plus Abbas OKs indirect talks, a mohel’s grandson for VP, and more in the news
N.Y. congressman gives Jon Stewart ‘naches’
Connecticut AG Richard Blumenthal expected to win Dodd’s seat
Navasky on Lieberman, Hannukah’s ‘Avatar,’ 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.