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?
Texas Governor Rick Perry boasts Semitic street cred at Los Angeles deli
Plus Kerry says peace talks have intensified, and more in the news
The cosmic cowboy may ride the campaign trail again
Will Romney’s decisive victory in Florida smoke them out?
A review of 175 major Jewish Republican donors shows that many who gave in the 2008 primary have yet to pony up for a GOP candidate. Why the wait?
More palmettos than Jews!
Florida’s Falics have provided half of Bibi’s donations
Former Mass. governor approaching lock-down, though Paul still around
As race heads to New Hampshire, who could still make some noise?
Paul specter looms even as Romney positions self
Group says economy threatens ‘America’s security assistance to Israel’
Plus the new Jew GOP crew, Sephardic Sarfati, and more
Matt Brooks, head of the Republican Jewish Coalition, talks to Tablet
Obama, Republicans won’t completely ignore this stuff over the next year
Candidates continue to hit Obama, and he isn’t making it any harder
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.