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?
The Israeli Air Forces responds to Palestinian mortars by attacking rocket launchers
Plus Harvey Weinstein’s role in Michelle Obama’s Oscar appearance
Two dispatches tell the same story for Jews and Israelis
The must-have accessory of the season
Is it actually the “death knell” for the two-state solution?
Josh Hantman talks Operation Pillar of Defense and the life of a spokesman
But now we have a bigger concern
David Carr makes a huge reporting mistake
Former PM, current Defense Minister to retire from political life
Plus a possible detente with Turkey and Israel?
Israelis are pessimistic, Iranians were involved
Obama’s support for Israel holds firm during Pillar of Defense
Is it true and will it hold?
The Tablet contributor talks Gaza and war
A double standard between Israel and Gaza, Israel and the world
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.