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?
What happens in Vegas before sundown stays in Vegas
Will Romney’s decisive victory in Florida smoke them out?
It’s not his politics; it’s his influence
Plus Adelson denies making a (poor) investment, and more in the news
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?
Plus Atlanta editor steps down, Braun steps up, and more
Success in Florida could determine Gingrich’s, Adelson’s future power
Prominent Jewish donor funds ad campaign to take down frontrunner
Plus ‘Israel Firsters,’ the Americans of Beit Shemesh, and more
Plus the inaccurate new Three Stooges movie, and more
Plus Hitler’s little book, Hitch deploys Yiddish, and more
Plus J Street vs. Berkeley, CAP responds, and more
Plus Britain bans vigilante war-crimes prosecutions, and more
Plus, Adelsons offer new Birthright gift, King kills Blitzer, and more
Plus at his Beck and call, baby Portman, and more
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.