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
Plus the leaks, the reactor, the Wall, and more in the news
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Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s recent visit to Hezbollah reveals the deepening isolation of the Shia in Lebanon
Plus Morton Klein piles on Soros, and more
Plus Gates pushes for sanctions instead of bombing, and more in the news
Plus preparing for the worst in Lebanon, and more in the news
The world’s most important leftist intellectual talks about his Zionist childhood and his time with Hezbollah
Plus Hezbollah resists U.N. tribunal, and more in the news
But urgency on Iran cuts both ways
Plus Iran called out on meddling, and more in the news
Plus the Moses Herzog of terrorists, and more in the news
Plus Iraqi church massacre, the Tea Party (Israeli), and more in the news
Plus go hug an Armenian! and more
Plus Bill Clinton to save the day? and more in the news
Plus the real problem with J Street, 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.