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?
No, not the one written inside
Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Torah
A haftorah of women and war
A gift of sheep, a controversial collage, and more
At Sotheby’s for about $400,000
Just in time for Hanukkah, or Christmas
Plus saving the earth from synagogues, an identity musical, and more
Alicia Jo Rabins writes indie rock ballads about biblical bad girls
A museum puts the act of Torah creation in full view
An aspiring rabbi interprets the Torah on her fingernails
From Robert Crumb, with a little help from Robert Alter
A Torah portion of war and remembrance
A Torah portion of speaking up and standing out
For this week’s Torah portion, we invite you to share your tales of being brought low
From directing sharks to donating a Torah
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.