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
The Kadima leader says Israel is not the safest place in the world for Jews
Plus meet Congressman Grayson, and more in the news
FM Lieberman feuds with PM Netanyahu
Inside Israel’s insane coalition politics
Opposition leader backs Gaza blockade
Plus Drake’s on top, braised footwear, and more
Plus Livni goes off on Bibi, and more
Maybe American liberal Zionism simply isn’t worth saving
Good luck with that
Sometimes criticism is just criticism
No specifics on Bibi-Barack meeting, and more from the Conference
Plus Tzipi Livni, two nations turn their frustrated eyes to you, and more
Which is maybe why there’s so much of it!
Plus Palin wades in, Breitbart is ridiculous, and more
Plus China anti-sanctions, U.K. acts on war crimes, 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.