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 Talmud tells parents to teach our kids to swim. The Olympic champ and reality TV star makes that easier.
Leaving London’s games without a single medal, Israel needs to get serious about its commitment to sports
When did the Queen of England, star of the Olympic opening ceremony, become a Jewish grandmother?
Forget the Olympics and going for the gold. Books about baseball show kids why it’s OK—even good—not to win.
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Jews shouldn’t be satisfied by an impromptu Munich commemoration
How oversensitivity toward Germany’s Nazi past contributed to the murder of 11 Israeli athletes in 1972
The sportscaster to critique the IOC for its ‘baffling’ decision on-air
To better promote our interests, Jews should take a page from the International Olympic Committee
In praise of this great Jewish competitor
Israeli diplomat hails pledge of ‘personal’ memorial for 11 Israeli athletes
The IOC refuses to commemorate Munich’s 40th anniversary
From Hunger Games to the London Olympics, archery—a Lag B’Omer tradition and great girl-power sport—is hot
Plus, long live @Mayor Emanuel!
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.