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?
Toward a definition of Jew-baiting, and more
Smith’s column gets quite a response
The classical-music giant, and more
The Israeli-American terrorist, and more
Cahan from the Great Beyond, and more
Jewish gangleader, Mideast roundtable, and more
Why energy is the new Golan
A Kafkaesque oil leak, and more
The Turkish conundrum, video evidence, and more
A new way of remembering, and more
A death becomes a rebirth, and more
And struggles to find co-signers
All linkage all the time, and more
The peace-processors sour, golden Goa, and more
Hamas’s engager, the black Bellow, 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.