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?
Jewish candidate has mom on Florida campaign trail
Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan, Jewish law, and the principle of binding precedent
Plus Israel goes to California, Weiner on “chutzpah,” and more in the news
Plus, another Jewish N.Y. Senate candidate, oh no Canada, and more
Plus more Dubai suspects, leave Bronner alone!, and more in the news
Plus Senator Zuckerman, a very funny Tweet, and more
But the U.S. may not really want them
Plus Israel cracks down on (Palestinian) dissidents, and more in the news
Plus the new senator on Israel, Haiti’s president, and more
Scott Brown’s victory means new leeway for Netanyahu
Connecticut AG Richard Blumenthal expected to win Dodd’s seat
That’s no way for a Jew to act, Senator
Franken and Lieberman get testy in the Senate
Campaign aide-turned-AIPAC chief Thomas Dine remembers the 1980 presidential run
The election of November 2008 is over
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.