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?
Guma Aguiar, the possibly unstable Israeli sports tycoon!
Plus Howard Jacobson’s must-read on Hanukkah, and more in the news
Plus START supporters hone in on AIPAC, and more
Plus the leaks, the reactor, the Wall, and more in the news
Danny Ayalon is glad to have her
Plus Turkey may cut ties, Turkey maintains ties, and more in the news
Plus one gate opens and another closes in Jerusalem
Wailing over the Wall
Namecalling in Ukraine, a cokehead rabbi, and more
Intel to hire shabbos goyim; a woman arrested at the Western Wall
It’s ‘not a banquet hall,’ says chief of supervisory board
And into Israel, seeing sights, meeting with pols, and bugging a kabbalah macher.
Goyishe Gov. Charlie Crist says yes
‘Six Feet Under’ is in, day school’s out, and kashrut’s on the rise
Plus, Obama in a yarmulke
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.