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.
While emissaries from around the world met in Brooklyn over the weekend, their sons had a gathering of their own
On Election Day, New Jersey’s Syrian Jews let bygones be bygones
A look at pollster Jim Gerstein, J Street’s man behind the scenes
How the neoconservative columnist’s x-ray vision will be missed
Parsing right and wrong with political philosopher Michael Sandel
How synagogues and their congregants are handling the economic downturn
Norman Podhoretz unravels the mystery of Jewish attachment to liberalism
The do-it-yourself approach to synagogue security
What will he do about the released Lockerbie bomber?
Ted Kennedy—friend of Israel, champion of social justice, advocate for Soviet Jews—became part of our family
Why the antiwar group Code Pink has targeted an Israeli cosmetics company
Understanding Robert Novak’s controversial relationship with Israel and Judaism
What would Maimonides say about health-care reform?
Meet Washington’s gay-friendly Orthodox rabbi
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
Three reasons it has difficulty facing up to anti-Jewish hate
Celebrated author and Yiddish scion passes away at 103
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
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