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?
Why Ruth Calderon, a Talmud scholar and rookie politician, has a shot at breaking the Orthodox monopoly on Judaism
Plus Lapid talks peace talks, but cautiously
As the Knesset debates conscription for Haredim, some teens are already leaving their community to serve
The coalition game: Who’s in — and who’s out
Plus the Pentagon reverses ban on women in combat
Israel’s love affair with centrist parties enters new chapter with Yair Lapid
The Yesh Atid party leader shows his acting chops in a film from the nineties
The centrist’s simple but emotionally profound Zionism could lead to an Israel less at war with itself
Video: With exit polls predicting surprises, Jerusalemites explained who they voted for in today’s election—and why
Looking at the Israeli election’s big winner
With hours to go, some election surprises
Everything you wanted to know, but were too disenchanted to ask
Can an unlikely alliance of renegade rabbis and right-wing politicians strip the ultra-Orthodox of their power?
Israel’s new coalition echoes the unity government that came together on the eve of the Six Day War
Israel’s new political star in education mess
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.