The Legacy of Mahmoud Darwish

Remembering the Palestinian poet on the five-year anniversary of his death

How to Make Allen Ginsberg’s Borscht

Talk about a beat soup

Daybreak: Final Polls Show Narrow Bibi Win

Plus France’s action in Mali raises fears for French Jews and Ariel’s mayor dies

Daybreak: Change for Women at the Kotel?

Plus Syrian police  chief defects as post-Assad era looms

“Howl” and the Obscenity Trial

Allen Ginsberg’s date with history

Gay Marriage’s Jewish Pioneer: Faygele ben Miriam

The activist called Faygele ben Miriam started Washington state’s battle over marriage more than 40 years ago

The Candy Store Poet

Herschel Silverman, a poet and candy store owner from Bayonne, N.J., was immortalized and befriended by Allen Ginsberg. At 85, the beat goes on.

On the Bookshelf

Tough customers: drunks, crazies, and other cherished branches of the family tree

Sundown: Boat Stopped Via Secret Deal

Plus Yitzhak Rabin Gallery, new trailers, and more

Fugs Co-Founder Kupferberg Passes

The brilliant, acerbic Tuli was 86

Happy Birthday, Mr. Ginsberg

The beat poet would have been 83.

Dear America

How Allen Ginsberg’s letters were an extension of his poetry

The Wandering Kind

Bob Dylan can’t be pinned down. I’m Not There glories in not trying.

Behind the Music

Reconsidering Bill Graham, the war refugee turned Summer of Love impresario who forever changed concertgoing

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