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
French journalist says that alleged shooter Mehdi Nemmouche was his jailer in Syria, may have also tormented James Foley
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?’
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?
The ‘Unorthodox Jukebox’ singer will take the stage during Sunday’s big game
The actress will star in a Super Bowl commercial for the carbonated company
Plus Sweden county seeks circumcision ban, and more in the news
Denies reports they’re in talks to buy the Israeli company for $2 billion
A look back on the week that was
A look at the themes more than the players
Plus the latest in Iran space and nuclear news
The Tablet guide to this year’s Super Bowl
The New York Giants are world champions
Plus high-tech Tel Aviv, Iranian threats, and more
We make our Super Bowl pick
On the eve of yet another Super Bowl without his beloved New York Jets, a lifetime fan sees echoes of Judaism in his tortuous loyalty
Friendly bet hints at the Big Game’s Jewish undertones
And Ed Sabol gets into the Hall of Fame
Plus a few minor things that happened, and more
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.