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?
Plus Blair stranded, books in Italy, and more in the news
Plus Smith v. Rosenberg, Packer v. Ramadan, and more
Plus Russia takes foot off Iran’s gas, and more in the news
Plus Gallaudet’s Jewish head, survivors’ cancer, and more
Plus dirty soup, matzo (basket)ball, and more
Plus prisoner swapping, a defiant Iran, and more in the news
Crisis mounts, a smaller White House Hanukkah, and more in the news
Argues Yossi Klein Halevi in ‘WSJ’ op-ed
Plus Iran responds, the high cost of kosher, and more in the news
Says Iran, plus a new charge against Israel and more in the news
Plus nukes for all, an ambivalent Egypt, and more
Plus hate on parade, wholesome pinups, and more
A confusing request, faint praise, and a comic memoir
Is Ahmadinejad a Jew? Plus more questions from the news.
One blogger theorizes yes
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.