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?
Huckabee likes settlements, firefighters squabble, and more in the news
Turkey wants in, Lieberman picks a fight, and more
A Torah portion chronicling a tragedy foretold
The N.J. case in Israel, the Madoff case, and more
‘Haaretz’ writers tag-team the president
In the West Bank, not the Berkshires
Ground zero for a West Bank compromise
Plus a nuclear Iran, Tel Aviv threatened, and more in the news
More on N.J. scandal, plus Reform leader on settlements
Huckabee in Jerusalem, wonders of the world, and more
Has something to please and worry everyone
A military plan, Maccabiah, and more in the news
A visit from the Defense secretary, and more in the news
Exceptions for settlers, child labor, and more in the news
Vandalism, a troublesome comparison, 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.