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
A new piece of legislation seeks to upset the status quo over which language the Jewish state deems official. It’s deeply misguided.
In an excerpt from a new biography, the great showman asks, ‘What does music mean?’
The dynamic conductor and genius behind ‘West Side Story’ also wrote classical works. Allen Shawn explores what they reveal.
How under the weight of history, all memory becomes holy—even the memory that should not
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?
Plus the rising power of the Super PACs
Jewish, openly gay GOP candidate beats out Ron Paul
Big night for Santorum; and Sheldon Adelson is Romney’s new best friend
Speaker gives brief remarks, pledges moving embassy to Jerusalem
The big day has arrived!
Slams failed engagement, pledges visit to Jerusalem
Santorum, Paul, and Gingrich on the side of the road
Who’s hot and who’s cold
Rick Santorum may not like it, but it has its benefits
Ron Paul’s compliance today could lead to Rand Paul’s dominance later
The unstoppable power of the Super PACs
Plus Homs pulverized, Adelson’s new agenda, and more in the news
What happens in Vegas before sundown stays in Vegas
Will Romney’s decisive victory in Florida smoke them out?
A smaller percentage of the GOP electorate was Jewish than in 2008
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.