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 all is well in the Sinai!, Dylan the master thief, and more
Israeli energy source squeezed in the south, disputed in the west
Plus Turkish tensions, occupied Sinai, and more in the news
Plus Iran offers limited nuclear deal, Egypt shuts down tunnels, and more in the news
A newly empowered citizenry looks northward
Plus Lebanon backs, Congress threatens U.N., and more in the news
This will surely end well
Recent tensions only reveal fundamental shared interests. Hopefully.
Plus safer Sinai, Human Rights Council acts on Syria, and more in the news
Plus, Iranian leaders feud, Drake joins Kravitz, and more
Plus, the new Sinai, and more in the news
Was Hamas involved? And what happens to Syria next?
Plus, U.S. prepares to call for Assad to step down, and more in the news
Plus, Syrian ships shell Syrian city, and more in the news
Sabotages could break the Israeli peace, shove Jordan into Iran’s arms
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.