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?
Watch the debate from your computer; plus, the many, many reviews
102-year-old was eminent historian, fierce Revisionist Zionist
Plus $100k up for grabs! and more in the news
NYT columnist praises Beinart, refers to Israeli ‘national suicide’
New York City bout, moderated by Tablet Magazine’s Bari Weiss
When Andrew Sullivan and Roger Cohen link the prime minister’s policies to Ze’ev Jabotinsky, they’re getting the early Zionist leader all wrong
Plus Barbara Walters talks tough, the Nazis’ lobbyist, and more
Plus Iran doesn’t want talking in Turkey, and more in the news
Plus U.S. joins Arab states to fund Syrian rebels, and more in the news
The author of the The Crisis of Zionism strikes back at criticism of his controversial new book about Israel and American Jews
Plus former Mossad head criticizes Romney, and more
Plus farewell Hilton Kramer, a response to Bret Stephens, and more
The Crisis of Zionism, his book arguing that the Israeli occupation alienates young American Jews, is sloppy with facts and emotionally contrived
Plus the greatest referee of all time, and more
Which might be more a case of ‘Zionist B.S.’
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.