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
French journalist says that alleged shooter Mehdi Nemmouche was his jailer in Syria, may have also tormented James Foley
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?’
The Talmud imagines the world as organized for the benefit of Torah sages, even in matters of sex and death
These Jewish leaders’ influence has been felt around the country, in every denomination, even if you don’t know them by name
Some Modern Orthodox teens observe ‘half-Shabbat,’ using cell phones in private. How widespread is the trend? Is it a crisis?
Plus dirty soup, matzo (basket)ball, and more
Plus Hitler the abortionist, the Sabbath Manifesto, and more
Mardi Gras Jieuxs Krewes, Nazis courting Muslims, and more
A new book examines how the Nazis tailored their message for Arab and Muslim audiences
Also some Nazi controversy, but who really cares?
No wonder he looks unhappy!
Plus the IDF targets Bar Refaeli, and more
Anne Frank protector who saved diaries after arrest was 100
Plus post-Holocaust Picassos, Vampire Weekend’s Jewishness, and more
Plus is the construction freeze bad for the environment?
New ‘book’ ‘says’ that the Union inspired the Nazis
Well, she set it in 1936, but Germans are now reinstating it
Plus U.S. Nazi hunting, a foiled plot in Yemen, and more in the news
Exhibit reveals Nazi plans to de-Christ Christmas
Shalit’s release could be imminent, plus Palin’s wisdom, scholarly dissent, 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.