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
Yet Turkey, the U.S., and others still seem to hope Assad will come around
What it could mean for Israel
Plus, the Jew who made anti-sharia big, and more in the news
U.N. flotilla report delayed again so that negotiations can continue
Plus lawyers in Kletzky case tease insanity defense, and more in the news
Plus, the Turkish complications, and more in the news
Plus Jewish summer camps get their frack on, free Turkish circumcisions, and more
Plus the uncowardly Robert Ford, the Hasidic Sam Spade, and more
Plus, remembering Yoni Netanyahu, and more
Quote of the Day
Plus officially no Palestinian unity, and more in the news
Palmer Commission finds Gaza blockade legal, does not demand apology
How Israel thwarted the second Gaza flotilla
Plus Erdogan’s new view of Turkish foreign policy, and more in the news
Plus, the Syrian troubles continue, and more in 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.