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?
Israeli President Shimon Peres reflects on his mentor, his peace partner, and whether the State of Israel will survive
As Netanyahu arrives in Washington a final Israeli-Palestinian agreement couldn’t be further away
Plus Bibi to stop by D.C., and more in the news
The Israeli-Palestinian peace process has always been divisive; now it’s being used as a wedge
The Quranic argument for Jewish sovereignty in the land of Israel
New book reveals PM’s motives
Cohen compares group to the PLO of yore
Plus happy 100th to a New York knishery, and more
Stephen P. Cohen weighs in on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
As Obama sits down with Netanyahu and Abbas, a brief history of the trilateral summit
It’s Israel’s fault, says Fatah
Settlements vs. Iran, Spielberg honored, and more in the news
And a conspiracy was behind it, says Fatah official
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.