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
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?’
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?
The Talmud imagines the world as organized for the benefit of Torah sages, even in matters of sex and death
The 50-pound mega-nugget is the size of 720 regular-sized nuggets
Benjamin Netanyahu is under fire for eating trayf. So did Yitzhak Rabin.
Or perhaps the most Jewish ‘Times’ correction ever
The things you learn shopping at a crowded kosher supermarket
How 1998 forever changed Judaism across the world
And just as horsemeat is becoming trendy
The horse meat scandal ropes in Taco Bell
Jack Lew, Obama’s pick for Treasury secretary, is the highest-ranking Orthodox Jew in U.S. government history
Plus Turkey fires upon Syrian targets for the second day
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Will I subsist on Chex Mix at this year’s Republican National Convention?
The French President has taken up the far-right line on ritual slaughter
After a lifelong curiosity about the prohibition against pork, one writer finds a satisfying answer—in the writings of the late Christopher Hitchens
The bird is kosher, unless you’re in one family
A pre-Thanksgiving turkey potluck Shabbat dinner
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.