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?
And the creative force behind it is still having the time of her life
Don’t think about mourning, this is something to celebrate!
A 28-year-old Broadway actress takes on an unexpected new project
Israeli Opera performs La Traviata this week at the ancient fortress
The actress saw her 1953 role in The World of Sholom Aleichem as formative
A controversial radio play of the famous diary—rejected in 1952 as too Jewish—gets a second airing
A new French film is worth watching if only for its portrayal of aesthetic corruption propelled by bigotry
A passionate, crusading Yiddisher tries to keep the Eastern European language alive in the cosmopolitan center of the Jewish state
A breathless biography of Wendy Wasserstein hints at the tensions in the playwright’s life but, like its subject, fails to confront them
Our celebrity-obsessed culture is depriving children of the lessons learned through playing bit parts
The Israeli actor and activist Juliano Mer-Khamis, born to a Jewish mother and a Palestinian father, was murdered in the West Bank yesterday, but his legacy of peace, art, and cooperation must live on
New musical has a greedy Jew, but in the neighborly way
Songs from Tablet Magazine’s ‘Gypsy’-inspired Passover musical
NYC theater festival starts this week
Ferenc Molnar was a Hungarian Jewish novelist
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.