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, Michael Oren says the Israeli embassy was targeted by Iran
Plus, an update on Hungary’s favorite alleged Nazi war criminal
Plus, Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi ousts Egyptian generals
And Iran and Syria are still fond of each other
Plus, a British bank may have helped Iran hide $250 billion
Plus, Syria’s prime minister defects to Jordan
The United Nations envoy to Syria washes his hands of Syria
Profiler of Asma al-Assad gets “duped” by Tina Brown
Plus Sacha Baron Cohen flip flops on Shimon Peres
The fall of Assad’s pro-Iranian regime is a net gain for the U.S., even if what replaces it isn’t a reliable ally
Plus Colorado movie theater shooter identified, and more
The Hezbollah leader affirms his support for Assad
Plus Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld together again
Plus Beebs strikes again.
Plus cooking with Cel-Ray soda
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.