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?
New report finds tilt even as both sides make their cases—to everyone
Israeli prime minister risks relationship with U.S president into 2017
Plus shots fired in England, the pope at Yad Vashem, and more
Taking a Romney critique of Obama on Israel to its logical extreme
Is there a Jewish equivalent to the translation of sacred to political?
Plus the problem with the new Arabic Talmud, and more
Barak hints deal to be proposed this week would be acceptable
A young Romney’s old girlfriend
Obama is first sitting president to express support for gay marriage
The Vulcans rise again as Republican candidate’s advisers
Why Bibi wants a new government before U.S. Election Day
Gaza leadership gains power in Hamas, and more in the news
Plus Barak hits back at Iran dissenters, and more in the news
Plus Barbour vs. Wiesel? IRS vs. Israel? and more
Plus Egyptian Islamists flailing, 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.