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.
Plus, Obama knows Judaism, Paul Simon’s Graceland turns 25, and more
The Salafis, Sunni Islamic extremists, are at least opposed to the most dangerous U.S. adversaries, the Shiites
U.S. seeks Russian support as civil war takes on sectarian dimensions
Plus African immigrants attacked in Tel Aviv, and more in the news
On same-sex marriage, Orthodox Jews should keep the religious and civil separate—as they do on other issues
J Street’s Ben-Ami questions ECI’s ‘substantive objections’
If GOP moves toward Dem position, constituency could be a toss-up
Obama is first sitting president to express support for gay marriage
The Vulcans rise again as Republican candidate’s advisers
Move also extends unconstitutional Tal Law, about Haredi military service
Why Bibi wants a new government before U.S. Election Day
Unless you find the word “forward” particularly nefarious
Also had an early reverence for Eliot, is exactly who we thought he is
Gaza leadership gains power in Hamas, and more in the news
Plus Egyptian Islamists flailing, and more in the news
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