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
DNA said to link Polish barber Aaron Kosminski to gruesome 1888 murders
Three Israelis charged with killing 16-year-old Muhammad Abu Khdeir
Suspected construction worker says botched kidnapping was business-related
Israel is no different than any other sports-obsessed country
Three Jewish men admit burning 16-year-old alive in grisly revenge attack
Reportedly an act of revenge for the murders of three Israeli teens this month
Hasidic landlord’s body was found in a Long Island dumpster in January
Citing dementia, German court rules 94-year-old Hans Lipschis unfit for trial
Menachem Stark’s body discovered in a dumpster at a Long Island gas station
Phil Spector and Leonard Cohen’s incredible album, released 35 years ago, is a time capsule of American pop music
A battle over swine semantics gets deadly
Admitted murderer says he doesn’t know why he killed lost 8-year-old boy
Here’s my proposed constitutional amendment: Every adult should be allowed to murder two people without punishment. Harsh, you say? The world would be a better place.
The odyssey of Jack Tytell: An intimate look at the accused Jewish killer
Because it resembles politics today, says ‘LAT’ op-ed
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.