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
Makovsky: Israelis debate how Syria strikes would affect US action in Iran
With chemical weapons used in Syria, Israelis fear an attack at home
Israel, America, and talk of a potential attack on Assad’s regime
Arms, no-fly zones, interventions, and confusion
Others speculate on what might happen if the powerful weapons arrive
Plus author Alice Walker’s upcoming gig at the 92Y rankles many
The secretary of state prattles about imaginary treaties while the Arab world is engulfed by a Sunni-Shia civil war
More on the battle for a key town
Following Putin’s rejection of Bibi’s plea to not bolster Syrian air defense
Plus Joyce Brothers (1927-2013) and Israeli settlements for Palestinians
Top Israeli military and intelligence analysts are divided over which side to back in Syria’s civil war
Plus Assad talks tough and a Jewish Holocaust avenger tells his story
What some of the smart folks are saying
Plus an update from Hungary, chips and dip, and an Orthodox surfer
Plus Houston bomb threats, Haim, and Marc Meron
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