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?
Video: A portrait of Menachem Froman, the peerless Gush Emunim leader who sought ties with Palestinians
A new study funded by the U.S. undercuts the notion that Palestinian schools incite violence against Israel
Plus more fuel for the theory that Adolf Hitler escaped Berlin for Argentina
The school aims to promote a moderate vision of Islam, but it faces deep skepticism from Jews and Muslims
Is it actually the “death knell” for the two-state solution?
In Sweden, a respected magazine is reviving the canard that the IDF plundered the organs of Palestinians
Plus Jerry Finkelstein, icon of New York high society and politics, dies at 96
Palestinian leader takes two steps forward on right of return, two steps back
This says more about us than it does about him
Because of the existence of Israelis
What the pro-Palestinian activist—whose death was just ruled an accident—shared with Lawrence of Arabia
Palestinians in the diaspora are thriving, so what exactly is preventing success in the West Bank and Gaza?
The GOP candidate was deemed ‘racist’ for calling Israeli culture superior. Albert Einstein said it too.
Sunday marks the anniversary of the 1946 attack on the British. My 91-year-old grandfather helped carry it out.
Recipes featuring the Talmud’s five ingredients for a sweet new year
New project uses statistics to spot—and publicize—potential mass killings
Says Jerusalem bureau pulled his 2009 story about Israeli peace offer
When it comes to brines, Sandor Katz bubbles with enthusiasm
More proof the language isn’t dying: interactive online courses
Anti-Semitic write-in candidate affiliated with white supremacist group
Discovery enables further research of the Nazi extermination camp
A case of mistaken MacArthur identity
If Israel and the Holocaust are most Jews’ points of identification, which holidays are really the High Holidays?
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.