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
French journalist says that alleged shooter Mehdi Nemmouche was his jailer in Syria, may have also tormented James Foley
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?’
The Talmud imagines the world as organized for the benefit of Torah sages, even in matters of sex and death
These Jewish leaders’ influence has been felt around the country, in every denomination, even if you don’t know them by name
Some Modern Orthodox teens observe ‘half-Shabbat,’ using cell phones in private. How widespread is the trend? Is it a crisis?
Wariness over Egypt and Jordan, and hope for common ground
Plus Libya fallout, Ian McEwan, and more
Plus Iran boasts about ships, ‘Isratine,’ and more in the news
Plus Gaddafi the Jew, Reconstructionism goes mainstream, and more
When Israeli artist Rafram Chaddad visited Libya to document its once-thriving Jewish community, he was accused of espionage and put in jail. Now free, he tells of his five months in captivity.
A recent book takes a detailed look at the A.Q. Khan network, which helped supply Iran’s nuclear program
Plus Yitzhak Rabin Gallery, new trailers, and more
Plus the non-freeze, the non-talks, and more in the news
Although probe is criticized as soft
Plus Zuckerman the speechwriter, and more
Plus IDF cleared on flotilla, another boat approaches, and more in the news
How the Mossad assassinated my tropical vacation
Plus Merkel’s pledge, Labor’s pains, Boteach’s bid, and more
Plus bin Laden cites Israel, Bibi claims ‘eternal’ settlements, and more in the news
Mitchell’s still trying, Goldstone up next week, and more in the 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.