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?
Saudi charities fund terrorists and their families—including Hamas’ late military chief Ahmed Jabari
Ethnic minorities, backed by neighboring Arab countries, are ramping up assaults against the regime in Tehran
In this report from the future, the U.S. pulls out of the Gulf as the Saudis cozy up to Avigdor Lieberman
For years, the Arabic press promoted the conspiracy that Jews fixed U.S. elections. That’s changing.
The Swedish furniture purveyor omits women from its Saudi catalog
Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood and Saudi Arabia’s rulers bury their differences to fight the Shiite enemy
Plus Abbas reacts to the Arab Spring, and more in the news
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Hope is that economic fears will prompt support for sanctions
Plus Ed Koch vs. Ron Paul, and more
Plus J Street vs. Berkeley, CAP responds, and more
U.S., Saudi Arabia accuse Iran of trying to kill ambassadors
Plus the Gaza blockade, Iran lashes out, and more in the news
For starters, is it credible?
UPDATED: Israeli soldier has been in captivity in Gaza for more than five years; deal reached with Egyptian mediation
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.