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 the Iran talks are stalled, and more in the news
Plus Egypt’s presidential flavor of the week, and more in the news
Plus U.S. joins Arab states to fund Syrian rebels, and more in the news
Hamas, Fatah Are Far Apart, but Hope—and Reason to Hope—Remains
Stream of incidents in East Jerusalem, West Bank over the weekend
Meet the new problems, same as the old problems
Plus, the Turkish complications, and more in the news
Abbas recasts failure to reconcile as selling point at the U.N.
Plus officially no Palestinian unity, and more in the news
Plus Hariri indictments handed down, and more in the news
This is the new peace partner?
Out of the blue attack likely meant to provoke, distract
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.