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
Plus German intelligence official resigns, and more in the news
Plus Obama and Wiesel, gas-mask bongs, and more
Plus Annan would leave Assad, the Big Baby and his knishes, and more
Plus the rising power of the Super PACs
Jewish, openly gay GOP candidate beats out Ron Paul
Big night for Santorum; and Sheldon Adelson is Romney’s new best friend
Plus Ellison is the richest Jew, and more
Santorum, Paul, and Gingrich on the side of the road
Plus Rotem wants Arab judge sacked, Romney at AIPAC, and more
Supporters say social issues are secondary
The unstoppable power of the Super PACs
Plus Homs pulverized, Adelson’s new agenda, and more in the news
Plus, an unkosher catering dispute, a plea for Madonna, and more
Plus Syrian embassy closed, Christians acting Jewish, and more
Plus Bibi in the States, Iran talk for real, 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.