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?
Will the P.A. go through with its statehood bid?
Plus, Syria heads for civil war, Gilad’s birthday, and more in the news
Daniel Byman discusses the move toward statehood
Plus, Syrian ships shell Syrian city, and more in the news
Plus, Abbas declares emergency, Beck goes really tasteless, and more in the news
Abbas recasts failure to reconcile as selling point at the U.N.
Plus officially no Palestinian unity, and more in the news
That was the half-year that was, on The Scroll
Plus Hariri indictments handed down, and more in the news
Plus, Abbas says he would skip U.N. push, and more in the news
Disagreement over Fayyad could be straw that breaks always-tenuous deal
Change represents victory for Israel and, even more, Obama
Palestinians, seemingly turned off by U.N. vote, tentatively agree to peace talks
Plus, Winehouse’s life imitates her art, and more
Plus, God may be on our side but time is not, 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.