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
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
What the magazine profiles don’t mention
Plus another Marty Peretz profile, and more
The ‘TNR’ editor heads for the Holy Land
Plus Peretz in winter, and more in the news
Plus unrest in East J’lem, and more
‘TNR’ editor under fire for remarks about Muslims
Fayyad’s police, playing on Kol Nidre, and more
Plus the Pope reductios ad Nazism, and more
The best thing you will read, the last thing you should
‘Israel Lobby’ co-author names ‘New Afrikaners,’ ‘Righteous Jews’
What Obama’s trade-in program owes to the Singer company
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.