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?
French, British, American officials point to Assad
Pledged to support Israel during Senate confirmation hearing
The late lawyer’s critical role fighting the UN’s Zionism is Racism Resolution
Russia’s role in placing the Golan’s newest peacekeepers
In the village of Battir, green ideals and cultural heritage override detailed plans for Israel’s separation wall
The Syrian civil war puts Moscow’s relations with the West, Turkey, the Gulf States, and Israel to a serious test
The influential former secretary of state—courtier, careerist, proud American, conflicted Jew—turns 90
Plus U.S. chides UN Human Rights Council for excessive focus on Israel
A new generation of women is being misled into assuming an ideological tension between feminism and Zionism
Trouble in the Golan
Plus Syrian rebels capture UN peacemakers in the Golan Heights
Rita performs in Hebrew, English, and Persian
Plus Syrian Druze are joining the opposition
An argument about delegitimization and peace
Plus the United Nations report calls on end to all settlements
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.