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?
The overlooked aftermath of the flotilla incident
How Turkey looks from Israel
Flotilla incident part of broader shift
Plus PR amateur hour, and more
Cameron condemns, Abbas has a prize, and more flotilla reax
Flotilla backers, majority of activists hail from Turkey
The Turkish conundrum, video evidence, and more
Assessing the fallout from yesterday’s raid on the ‘Freedom Flotilla’
The Flotilla fallout
A tale of two competing efforts
Plus much ado about nothing roses, and more
Plus Jesus and ‘The Simpsons,’ and more
Why we must remember the Armenians
Plus intermarriage blessings, George Mitchell in full, and more in the news
Plus Rahm in crosshairs, Turkish PM doesn’t like Jews, and more in the news
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.