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 the Islamist who would be president, and more in the news
Plus Russia resists harsh Syria resolution (again), and more
Plus what’s going to happen to Egypt, and more in the news
Plus Egypt prisoner swap in the works, and more in the news
The Man Without a Face, Masha Gessen’s biography of the Russian leader, reminds us why U.S. Jews must put pressure on a repressive foreign regime
‘Time 100′ suggests closer Turkish-Qatari, GOP-Bibi ties
Plus commander who attacked soldier is dismissed, and more in the news
I went to Syria to photograph the rebellion. But when the army took aim at the village where I was staying, I escaped to Turkey with 100 refugees.
The real tests are yet to come.
Plus, Wouk’s new work, another White House seder and more
Diplomacy has failed in Syria. What next?
Plus Hezbollah in hot water, and more in the news
Plus secret pre-peace talks, and more in the news
Plus U.S. joins Arab states to fund Syrian rebels, and more in the news
Plus Annan would leave Assad, the Big Baby and his knishes, 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.