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
The death of pro-Palestinian activist Vittorio Arrigoni
What the pro-Palestinian activist—whose death was just ruled an accident—shared with Lawrence of Arabia
Plus circumcision complaint against second German rabbi dropped
Making sense of this morning’s news
Plus the plot against the President and the ‘Zionist Occupied Government’
Plus, the man in the white Charvet shirts, and more
Plus Cohen on Levin, Judt on NYC, and more
D.C. theater head bowed to Wiesel’s request
Lights, camera, funding, and more
San Francisco’s Federation puts new restrictions on its grants, worrying Bay Area Jewish-studies profs
Sister says a U.S. official encouraged it
Plus, another Jewish N.Y. Senate candidate, oh no Canada, and more
Plus, Israel threatens Hezbollah
Documentary about pro-Palestinian activist
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.