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
Buzz surrounds the new mayor–a Goldman Sachs alum and Iraq War vet
A Super Bowl ring, a visit to the Kremlin, and a secret weapon
Something of a forced exodus is happening in Florham Park
The Jets second-string quarterback allegedly has a Jewish following
They just may not themselves be in New York
The Son of God takes Manhattan—from Bigger Than Jesus to Godspell—and the people blamed for his death wonder where to turn
A guide for the perplexed
Plus, a break from Tebowing, Shalit joins Facebook, MVP Braun, and more
Dispensing with Atlanta, they set up Green Bay meeting; Pats will play Denver
Comment of the Week
Ignore the overtly Christian QB at your intellectual (and spiritual?) peril
Plus ground operation in Gaza cleared, the problem with Tebow, and more
Obama to attend controversial breakfast; Jew-groups silent
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.