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?
Losing the only right answer
The actual and symbolic value of non-observer status
Things that should happen before Abbas goes to the United Nations
Plus West Bank statehood edifice collapsing, and more in the news
Plus the U.S. reacts strongly to Iran nuclear report, and more
Plus P.A. FM admits they don’t have the votes, and more in the news
Plus Bibi’s new land grab, and more in the news
Plus China, Russia slammed for vetoes, and more in the news
Israel’s acceptance of Quartet framework makes it his move
Plus Ben-Hur the Jew, Dylan’s paintings, and more
After Barack Obama’s rejection of the Palestinian U.N. statehood move last week, Israeli envoy Michael Oren sees the U.S.-Israel relationship as strong
Can anything bring the two nations to détente?
Plus Googling the Dead Sea Scrolls, and more
Call it a thank-you wave
Plus Iranian bagels, the Irvine 11, Clinton vs. Bibi, and more
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.