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.
The Baader-Meinhof Gang had all the brains of an action flick
Jewish liberalism, spiritual boredom, and crock-pot miracles
Daniel Levin and Austin Ratner could have been professionals; instead they became novelists
New albums find inspiration in the Passover haggadah
Inside the world of Benjamin De Casseres: aphorist, diarist, egotist
Jews and Germans, Trotsky, Clarice Lispector
Tarantino’s ‘Inglourious Basterds,’ a Jewish revenge fantasy, does violence to Jewish morality
How Richard Wagner ousted Giacomo Meyerbeer from the operatic pantheon
The unbuilt synagogues of the Great Depression
The twisting, shimmering, and unpredictable universe of Ron Arad
Bandleader Arturo O’Farrill puts a new spin on a Latin-Jewish classic
In Israel, the ‘real American hero’ was a different kind of soldier
How the fathers of Critical Theory found their way to America
A writer-lawyer tackles Primo Levi’s tangled life and legacy
A look at four plays from New York’s Fringe Festival
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