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
Plus new inspections and new sanctions, and more in the news
Plus Adelson denies making a (poor) investment, and more in the news
Half of Venezuela’s Jewish community fled under Hugo Chávez, who died this week. Will the other half follow?
A rickety economy and nuclear progress make war more likely
The question policy-makers should focus on isn’t whether Iran would use a nuclear weapon, but how a bomb would embolden an already reckless regime
Plus P.A. FM admits they don’t have the votes, and more in the news
Plus Iranian bagels, the Irvine 11, Clinton vs. Bibi, and more
Plus ‘Islamic liberalism,’ Perry fisked, and more
So it is time to reacquaint ourselves with his avian namesake
Plus A’jad chides Assad, boo to Dan Snyder, and more
Plus A’jad being A’jad, China picks a side, and more in the news
Plus, Iranian leaders feud, Drake joins Kravitz, and more
Plus, Abbas declares emergency, Beck goes really tasteless, and more in the news
When Yale shuttered its Initiative for the Interdisciplinary Study of Anti-Semitism last month, critics saw anti-Israel political correctness. But the project may simply have been a casualty of the university’s global ambitions.
Plus A’jad’s dangerous game, Galliano in court, 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.