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
French journalist says that alleged shooter Mehdi Nemmouche was his jailer in Syria, may have also tormented James Foley
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?’
The Talmud imagines the world as organized for the benefit of Torah sages, even in matters of sex and death
These Jewish leaders’ influence has been felt around the country, in every denomination, even if you don’t know them by name
Some Modern Orthodox teens observe ‘half-Shabbat,’ using cell phones in private. How widespread is the trend? Is it a crisis?
One blogger is worried about the change, another doesn’t buy it
A Jerusalem farmers market brings produce across the Green Line
A test-prep magnate dies, Palestinian developments, and more from the news
Rockin’ to Peres, belated womanhood, and fear in Pittsburgh
Won’t go away, because Israelis won’t hire Arabs
A Saudi nuclear plant, a Satmar rivalry
Uri Davis calls himself ‘a Palestinian, Hebrew, of Jewish origin, anti-Zionist’
Claims eccentric Israeli entrepreneur
A letter, a warning, and more from the news
France, rhetoric, and the soldiering life
And Mike Bloomberg in hot water, in the morning news
Turkey wants in, Lieberman picks a fight, and more
Latest response to cell-phone ad mocks IDF
With soccer and cell phones, ad suggests
The wondrous Dead Sea, more from Roya, and love for the Body
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.