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
But young Israeli leaders want deeds to match words
POTUS is greeted by Bibi, sees Iron Dome, avoids a broken down limo
Plus the Baltimore Ravens will NOT be playing on Rosh Hashanah
Taking a metaphor to its logical extreme
Plus taking another look at FDR and the Jews
Plus Silvio Berlusconi gets a year in jail
The defense secretary nominee is getting grilled
Plus the youngest survivor on Schindler’s list dies at 83
Plus a new round of sanctions against Iran take hold
The former senator has been a lightning rod for criticism
How the role of defense secretary is being defined
Plus Jacob Ostreicher finally released by Bolivia
Plus John Kerry to replace Clinton at State Department
The news comes days after Valerie Jarrett was said to be involved in Iran negotiations
And everything that’s wrong with the American discourse on Israel
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.