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 more settlements prompt more U.S. words, and more
Plus old anti-Semites say they are ‘the new Jews,’ and more in the news
Plus Meshaal in Amman, elections in Israel, and more in the news
Plus CPR on peace talks, and more in the news
Plus discord at the negotiating table, and more in the news
Plus Arab League proposes Syrian regime change, and more in the news
Plus, Atlanta publisher under fire, college kids for Ron Paul, and more
Plus Syria abandoned, the Talmud on modesty, and more in the news
Plus U.N. report refers to Gaza ‘collective punishment,’ and more in the news
Hope is that economic fears will prompt support for sanctions
Plus the problem with intervening in Syria, Wallenberg’s 100th, and more
Plus IDF makes plans for Gaza offensive, and more in the news
The question policy-makers should focus on isn’t whether Iran would use a nuclear weapon, but how a bomb would embolden an already reckless regime
Plus Iran dares Israel with enrichment, and more in the news
Iran is desperate to prop up Assad regime
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.