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?
Plus Natalie getting married, and more in the news
Plus Harvey Milk’s camera shop, and more in the news
Plus is Abbas a perennial no-sayer? and more in the news
Plus gross bagel snacks, homo Seinfeld-economicus, and more
Plus Israel and Turkey near deal, and more in the news
Prestige hurt, but Turkish diplomacy is back
Plus what WikiLeaks told us today, and more in the news
Plus Israel takes a breather on Iran, and more
Plus the incredible, inedible foreskin, and more
But urgency on Iran cuts both ways
Plus go hug an Armenian! and more
Plus Russian Jews skipping town, a Russian Jew returns, and more
Progress toward Kurdistan, and more
The Turkish prime minister is losing control of his country’s Kurdish problem, even as rebel leader Abdullah Ocalan sits in prison
The Turkish government’s elaborate repression, 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.