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
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?’
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 Talmud imagines the world as organized for the benefit of Torah sages, even in matters of sex and death
Plus Israel’s Gorbachev, and more
Plus ambition we can maybe believe in, and more in the news
Plus Parker favors Park51, and more in the news
Israeli President Shimon Peres reflects on his mentor, his peace partner, and whether the State of Israel will survive
Obama’s embrace of Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan threatens both Israel and the Palestinian Authority
Michael Oren, Israel’s U.S. ambassador, says Washington will always need his country as an ally
Plus reverse flotillas, and more in the news
Robert Malley, a former Clinton official, says Hamas must be engaged
Plus Petraeus denies ‘linkage,’ and more in the news
P.A. children’s show propagandizes to Israeli Arabs
Today in the Dubai Murder Mystery
Plus not-free speech, Silver Jew, and more
Plus new U.S. Syria envoy also killed Jesse James, and more
Plus Iran’s big day, U.N. sanctions near, and MoHouse in the news
Plus Fatah and Hamas feud over electricity, 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.