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
Is Israel targeting civilians in Gaza? It’s more complicated than it may appear
Plus ground operation in Gaza cleared, the problem with Tebow, and more
South African judge, of notorious Goldstone Report, rejects ‘apartheid’ charge
Plus P.A. voted into UNESCO, and more in the news
That was the half-year that was, on The Scroll
And continued speculation on why Goldstone changed his mind
Plus Lebanese rage, Lieberman to be indicted, and more in the news
This week in Israel: Goldstone concedes a mistake, social workers end their strike, doctors start one, a Palestinian engineer is accused of terror, the state warns against Egyptian vacations, and more
Plus another flotilla planned, a Goldstone primer, and more
Plus Peres and Obama talk Pollard, and more
Plus anti-Syria lobbying, and more in the news
One more thing about Goldstone’s retraction
Author of eponymous report asserts Israel did not target civilians
Plus the new Egyptian democrats, and more in the news
Plus Woody speaks up for justice, 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.