A new genre of journalism brings up the good, the bad, and the ugly of liberal soul-searching
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
Art-world pervert flaunts mirrored balloons, oodles of cash at the Whitney
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?
Brian Schwadron studied with indigenous healers around the world. Now he’s using what he learned to create wedding banquets.
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.
Eve Grubin on what happens when poetry and religious life collide
Stranded in Russia by the First World War, Chagall turned a generation of boys into artists
Six more characters to spend the summer with
What happens when you go to Auschwitz and feel… nothing?
Poet Wayne Koestenbaum reveals his toxic attractions
Sufjan Stevens makes a record his own way
With a new documentary and a book of poems, Leonard Cohen is primed for a comeback. For Suzanne Snider, he never went away.
In search of the ultimate in Jewish art
The three women who shaped a novel
Six characters to spend the summer with
Galeet Dardashti finds the Israeli audience her grandfather never had
What happens when a Wyatt Earp wannabe goes astray in the Valley
The Viennese pornographer turned critic who dreamed up Bambi
Novelist Chris Kraus ponders the meaning of “It would have been”
Everyone made fun of little Gary Shteyngart. Now it’s his turn.
Faring better than Europe, but with clouds on the horizon
Says Legendary Photojournalist Tyler Hicks is Bad at His Job
More of the shallowest, least thoughtful commentators of the week
‘Every two minutes, we hear a bombardment’
Kills two in surprise attack Friday morning
Rediscovering the relevance of a Streisand classic
The author of Tablet’s ‘France’s Toxic Hate’ series discusses his background
Netanyahu vows to press on until tunnel threat eliminated
On August 2, 1944, Nazis liquidated the concentration camp’s Gypsy section
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