Don’t call yourselves progressives if you put up with religiously zealous, violent maniacs like Hamas
AIPAC, the so-called Jewish Lobby, has no influence in the White House and is scared to speak out
A new book shows how Austrian Chancellor Bruno Kreisky was the ancestor of the Jews who now serve in the hate-Israel movement
What happened when Kenneth Fearing’s Communist sympathies came up against his ideas about art?
Now that you know the novelist’s incestuous secrets, is his newly reissued ‘Mercy of a Rude Stream’ quartet worth reading or not?
With the No. 1 album in America, the parodist proves yet again the full depth of his genius
Roman Jews have had a long love affair with tomatoes. This recipe for oven-browned ‘pomodori a mezzo’ will show you why.
For two weeks at Camp Simcha every summer, campers aren’t kids with cancer or kids with cerebral palsy. They’re just kids.
Antic embellishments, like Esther being good in bed, help Talmudic rabbis to more fully explicate the text’s divine meaning
Why an Orthodox novelist shuns Orthodox publishers
A young girl’s account of the Warsaw Ghetto was a big success. Then the diary—and its author—disappeared.
Judith Katzir on the lives of Israeli women, both real and imagined
Alisa Solomon gives us the story behind West Side Story
Emulated by Scorsese and worshipped by Spielberg, Samuel Fuller’s B movies still have the power to stun
Israeli cinema has finally come into its own
What exactly is “post-Jewish” art?
God & Co., Episode I
Sex, geopolitics, and You Don
How a bumbling immigrant from Kiev became a literary sensation
Unraveling the art of Sigalit Landau
What we’re reading—and rereading—this season
What does it mean to be devout in the movies?
The diverse work of four Israeli jewelers
In her fifties, a Hasidic Londoner becomes an artist
NPR anchor passes away at 68
Getting to the bottom of what the war in Gaza is about
‘Snapshot’ highlights traces of the city’s past using Polaroid-style frames
Day 23 of Operation Protective Edge
And a challenge for our readers
Says she’s also Menachem Begin’s third cousin
A teacher’s story
The famed and controversial atheist weighs in on Gaza
Israelis debate end goals of the campaign
Irving Finkel, an expert on ancient Mesopotamia, decodes a Babylonian tablet and traces its path to the Book of Genesis
How one shy, whistle-blowing intern in an Amsterdam archive uncovered a travesty that insulted a decimated community
Two economists argue that literacy, not laws forbidding land ownership, created a small, widely dispersed and highly skilled minority