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?
Non-combat soldier suspected of firing rubber bullets without authorization
Two Palestinian teenagers were killed by Israeli forces during rally last week
Clashes after Israeli forces intervene in demonstrations in West Bank
Plus Syrian unrest unrests Lebanon, and more in the news
Plus Oren on Israel’s image, the Israeliness of Nakba Day, and more
Plus the little boat that can’t, and more in the news
Israeli P.R. fights on a new front
This week in Israel: borders are breached, a truck runs amok, Netanyahu tests the waters, Barak stands accused, and rabbis fireproof the Sabbath
What Obama and Bibi will say (and what Abbas will be thinking), and more in the news
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Syrian regime has own use for ‘Nakba Day;’ 16 deaths reported
Plus, DSK, Israel transfers tax revenue, and more in the news
Plus, exit Mitchell, stage irrelevant, and more
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.