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?
Plus reports that rockets have now hit Israel from Sinai
The rise of the Muslim Brotherhood and the civil war in Syria are bringing violence to Israel’s borders
The general was one of few who understood that Iran was at war with the U.S., and no bargain could be struck
Plus Yasser Arafat to be exhumed
The JFNA General Assembly gets evacuated
Plus New York Governor Cuomo asks for $30 billion for Hurricane Sandy
Plus Giffords faces her shooter, Greek Jews strategize, and more
Plus Syrian fire hits IDF jeeps near the border between Israel and Syria
This season, the first ladies of the Levant go nuclear, bringing the drama even without Skinny Girl Margaritas
The regulation of the metzitzah b’peh circumcision ritual has been postponed
Today’s bombing likely to have big implications for Lebanon
Plus Greta Berlin gets the cold shoulder
The former UN chief is hawking a book and we’ve got some advice
An October surprise with some curious timing
Plus Sherman v. Berman: a rumble of the Jews?
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.