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
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New novel ‘The Betrayers’ boldly places at its center the most famous refusenik and all he represents for Soviet Jewry
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The Talmud imagines the world as organized for the benefit of Torah sages, even in matters of sex and death
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Some people lean on neighbors for a cup of sugar. The Fruchters, of Memphis, Tennessee, needed theirs to help them keep the Sabbath.