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?
Defense minister utters a very big word
Multibillion-dollar arms deal thrown into mix
Fayyad assures American Jewish delegation
We talk to the Palestinian PM, and more
Is Salam Fayyad the Palestinian Ben-Gurion?
Plus a Hungarian bust, a German painting, and more in the news
Says talks will remain suspends if Israel’s offers are too limited
That is, a workable state, whether granted statehood or not
A test-prep magnate dies, Palestinian developments, and more from the news
As P.M. Fayyad interview with ‘Haaretz’ confirms
A new website, Anne Frank abused again, and more in the news
And, believe it or not, it’s the Palestinian Authority
Fayyad’s optimism despite facts on the ground, a Jewish IMDB, and more from 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.