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, what it actually said was even more outrageous
Palestinian death count reaches 746 as IDF operation enters 17th day
Plus intel is that Iran hasn’t yet decided on bomb, and more in the news
Plus safer Sinai, Human Rights Council acts on Syria, and more in the news
Plus Iron Dome debuts, an AIPAC apology, and more
Plus Ed Koch now in bridge form, and more
Plus Obama’s new ambassador, and more in the news
Plus, long live @Mayor Emanuel!
Wariness over Egypt and Jordan, and hope for common ground
Plus Oliver Stone on Jewish media dominance, and more
Plus what Mad Mel said now, and more
Plus Ireland requests boat’s passage, and more
But Obama is more powerful than ever; and more in the news
U.N. watchdog warns ‘non-Muslim minorities in the Mideast’
Plus, Holocaust jokes, a rogue oil trader, 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.