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
As Syria’s Assad ups violence, U.S., Iran, Israel consider their interests
Plus who will stop Assad? and more in the news
Plus Pollard implores Obama, the next flotilla, and more in the news
Plus the Irvine 11, a White House trip, and more
Plus ‘Move Over AIPAC’ announced, and more in the news
Plus an Israeli horror flick, the biggest Seder ever, and more
Violent crackdown highlights D.C.’s strange stance on Damascus
Plus U.N. posturing, Lebanese blaming, and more in the news
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is every bit as dangerous and thuggish as his autocratic counterparts across the Middle East, yet for some reason Washington continues to embrace him
Plus anti-Syria lobbying, and more in the news
Why Israel would prefer that Assad stay in charge
Plus, Israel cajoles Russia, and more in the news
The renewed violence in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict may be tied to the wave of unrest in the Arab world—as a distraction meant to lure the U.S. back to a failed peace process
Plus Syria worsens, and more in the news
Plus Iron Dome debuts, an AIPAC apology, 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.