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
The singer has had better songs, but his new record captures his ideas more clearly than ever
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
Just because you’re in synagogue doesn’t mean you have to read what’s in the prayer book
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?
Plus German intelligence official resigns, and more in the news
Plus U.S. joins Arab states to fund Syrian rebels, and more in the news
Hamas, Fatah Are Far Apart, but Hope—and Reason to Hope—Remains
Plus concerns of covert Iranian breakout, and more in the news
Plus Adnan to be released, marching in Damascus, and more in the news
Probably not; but this Fatah-Hamas deal is more interesting than the last one
Plus Bibi in the States, Iran talk for real, and more in the news
New Middle East makes Amman a new center of gravity
Plus ‘Israel Firsters,’ the Americans of Beit Shemesh, and more
Why Ankara might be the next stop for Abbas and Meshal
Meet the new problems, same as the old problems
The logic behind the new Fatah-Hamas unity
Plus drawing 1,027 Palestinians and one Israeli, and more
Not really. Let us count the ways.
Plus, the Turkish complications, 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.