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?
Plus Kagan passes, Shylock schemes, and more in the news
Plus Abbas is told to keep talks indirect, and more in the news
Obama backs Bibi on direct talks
Plus Bibi and Abbas disagree on talks, and more in the news
Plus, what’s new with the Palestinians, and a Talmudic inquiry
Inside Israel’s insane coalition politics
Plus the Jewish World Cup, and more
Gaza under blockade is unique
Plus Weiner gets into a fight with a goat, and more
Plus Iran sanctions all set, and more in the news
Michael Oren, Israel’s U.S. ambassador, says Washington will always need his country as an ally
Cameron condemns, Abbas has a prize, and more flotilla reax
Plus the futile Flotilla? and more in the news
Plus Bibi to stop by D.C., and more in the news
Plus a Jewish ‘Jersey Shore,’ 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.