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?
Shalit’s release could be imminent, plus Palin’s wisdom, scholarly dissent, and more in the news
Roger Cohen seeks detente, plus mutinous soldiers, strategic land grabs, and more in the news
Plus Teitel indicted, Australia surrenders ex-Nazi, and more in the news
But won’t discuss why
A ‘Forward’ blogger seems to think so
Plus un-kosher shenanigans, pre-game prayer, and more
On Halloween, heresy, and Hitler
Despite photo with boy wearing a swastika
Plus an Israeli in the NBA, Lebanese rockets, and more in the news
Tries to sell museum grandfather Rudolph Hoess’s possessions
In Germany, of course—but ironically, their creator says
More problems for rights group accused of anti-Israel bias
Freedom of the press, fight or flight, and juice for Jesus
A violent clash, a deportation, and more from the news
Teutonic love for Tarantino’s ‘Inglorious Basterds’
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.