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
David Nahmias keeps a family tradition alive by making mahia, a Moroccan fig brandy, in America
The citron, essential for Sukkot rituals, can be put to many wonderful uses after the holiday
Forget bagels and cream cheese. Break the Yom Kippur fast in a new way with recipes from a Top Chef master.
Dipping apples in honey for Rosh Hashanah? Here’s a guide to picking the best ingredients for a sweet new year.
With star chef Adam Sobel’s recipe, nobody has an excuse for dry, overcooked meat this Rosh Hashanah
In New Kosher Cuisine, one of the doyennes of kosher home cooking takes her fare in a simpler direction
Rancho La Puerta’s proprietor pioneered healthy eating. Now she teaches guests how to keep food simple.
Jews have pioneered the premium ice cream craze for 40 years, from Häagen-Dazs to Ben & Jerry’s and beyond
The owners of Jezebel, a new restaurant in Manhattan, try to give kosher cuisine a trendy home downtown
The Russian capital’s recent boom in kosher restaurants shows that kashrut isn’t just for Jews anymore
Pulitzer-winning food critic Jonathan Gold on his family, his favorite delis, and what makes food Jewish
A Windy City Jewish tradition for 50 years—bagels and lox, delivered to your door—may soon disappear
A year after the ‘cottage-cheese protests,’ Israel’s boutique cheese-makers face a busy Shavuot
Hip-hop’s new love for Moscato is a boon for one kosher winemaker. And the grape itself couldn’t be more Jewish.
How I discovered a recipe for the sourdough bread my grandmother made, before she died in the Holocaust
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