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
Chef Alain Cohen brings a taste of North Africa to Los Angeles
Plus kids in government, Nimoy’s exit, and more
Plus one gate opens and another closes in Jerusalem
Promises, moodiness, and pressure
After a painstaking survey, Tablet Magazine awards title for nation’s tastiest triangular treat
Plus Margolick on Kristol, Phil Jackson on mitzvot, and more
How a Modern Orthodox Jew struggled to reconcile her yogic practice with her Judaism
Plus Bibi’s charge, Gentile latkes, and the Times covers Tablet
Plus, settlers cold to freeze, the Israeli mob in L.A., and more
Thanks to Jewish ‘Top Chef’ winner
LAPD says, though shooter still at large
UPDATED: Victims in good condition, assailant still at large
A cuddly Jewish monster, another con man, and multi-denominational togetherness
The characters in ‘God’s Gym’ strive to make order out of life’s chaos
Holiday traffic, Tweet Streets, and the ‘H’ word
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.