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
Prisoner X wasn’t the only unnamed detainee at Israel’s Ayalon Prison
Plus, the Golan, Scott Feldman, and more
A report sheds light on the mythical story
Plus an explosive new report on the Prisoner X saga
Plus the latest development in the Prisoner X saga
A reported connection between Ben Zygier and the hit on Hamas
Melbourne’s Jews confront the mysterious death of one of their own, Ben Zygier, in an Israeli prison
Plus the Knight Foundation regrets giving Jonah Lehrer $20K
Plus, the Silverman sisters are still the bomb
Plus Lapid talks peace talks, but cautiously
A look at Israel’s (literally) byzantine press rules
Plus a new historical verdict for Pope Pius XII?
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.