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 Obama urges Lebanon on arms, and more in the news
Plus smoked meat in a pastrami town
A new law allows Israelis to import books translated in Arab world
As Iran holds its ground and hope of peace talks recedes
Plus Iran, Russia, Lebanon, and more in the news
Plus Iran responds, the high cost of kosher, and more in the news
Plus an Israeli in the NBA, Lebanese rockets, and more in the news
Samuel Maoz’s ‘Lebanon’ is the latest of three recent films about the 1982 Lebanon war
Saying it’s one-sided
Plus debating Iran sanctions and Biden’s early new year.
Hezbollah didn’t do it, but action still raises tensions
More problems for rights group accused of anti-Israel bias
Why a Third Lebanon War would be far worse than the Second
No treaty soon with Lebanon; more Jewish building in East Jerusalem?
Germans like ‘Basterds,’ circumcision for all, and more in the morning 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.