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?
Informant in N.J. case gets years off sentence, but can’t go home again
UPDATED: Son of Syrian community helped feds arrest rabbis, pols, organ trafficker
Guilty pleas in L.A.; meeting with Jewish leaders in N.J.
Our editor ponders Madoff, Dwek, and other shandes
Arrested kidney broker raises big questions
The N.J. case in Israel, the Madoff case, and more
Plus, Israel threatens Hezbollah
Fail even to attempt a decent Jersey joke
Israeli mafiosi and a disgraced Syrian rabbi
Yesterday’s 44 arrests hit community leaders
How a venerated rabbi got swept up in a sensational crime
All it took was one man, officials say
Playwright David Adjmi’s love-hate relationship with his Syrian Jewish roots
A cantorial tour, Syrian Jews, and more from the news
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.