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?
Israel’s smallest religious minority offers Jews a glimpse of what might have been
Plus Woody speaks up for justice, and more in the news
Plus Chomsky turned back, Rahm ‘screwed up,’ and more in the news
Malcolm Hoenlein has served as the unofficial king of the Jews for the past three decades, but a combination of forces threatens his rule
Are they all Palestinians now?
Plus Pinsky and the Boss, and more
Plus de-linking ‘linkage,’ non-Ambassador Dershowitz, and more in the news
Salam Fayyad tries to build a state
Plus find out what The Skunk is, and more in the news
Plus Highway 443 revisited, and more in the news
Wailing over the Wall
Plus Scuds across the border, street-name showdown, and more in the news
Plus Iran’s maybe-never nuke, Obama’s nuke summit today, and more in the news
The Palestinians wait; Syria could be Israel’s shortcut
Plus nukes in Prague, sex in the West Bank, 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.