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?
A comic’s commitment to human contact over computer chatter is just the right inspiration for the Days of Awe
NYPD arrests 49 gang members after tracking Facebook activity
Plus Mark Zuckerberg says he’s disappointed in Facebook’s showing on Wall Street
You haven’t heard much about Mark Zuckerberg’s nuptials
Huppah Dreams, the wedding of the week
Two households, both alike in liking each other
Prime Minister called “manipulative” for claiming people like him
The jury in the Rutgers case got it wrong: It may be the Internet, not a stupid 20-year-old, that is ultimately responsible for the tragedy
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Plus Fayyad for prez?, Zuckerberg gets hacked, and more
Jewish history, the day you were born
Israeli couple gives thumbs-up name to daughter
Plus R.I.P. Harman, lox vs. smoked salmon, and more
Which Jewish billionaires are the most philanthropic?
Whom to root for Sunday night
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.