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 Turkey accuses Russia of arming Syria, and more
Israel on trial without any defense
Plus Turkey fires upon Syrian targets for the second day
Thomas Friedman, Elliott Abrams, Walter Russell Mead, and Aaron David Miller advise the next president
Plus Bar Refaeli wants to make a sex tape
Plus Syrian refugee toll could rise as high as 700,000
Plus Syria’s bloodiest day yet
Plus cantors and rabbis take the Food Stamp Challenge
How sanctions linking Hezbollah chief to Assad regime could pay dividends
Plus Palm Beach Democratic Chair resigns after comments on Christians
Hanin Ghaddar on the fate of Hezbollah if Assad falls
Paris marks its liberation, pays tribute to deported Jews
A look at Syria of today and Aleppo of old
The Syrian diaspora in Israel watches its once-vibrant ancestral home fall to ruin in the country’s civil war
Plus South Africa’s Zulu king will visit Israel
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.