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.
Israel should abandon its plan to make the ultra-Orthodox join the army and give them all jobs instead
Prime minister likely to propose compromise bill, keep coalition intact
Israeli prime minister risks relationship with U.S president into 2017
With squabbling of Kadima and religious parties, Bibi holds all the cards
The late prime minister’s fatal flaw was reluctance to act
As the Knesset considers a new national service law, young Arab citizens may be required to pitch in, too
Bibi gets the ‘Vanity Fair’ treatment, and Israel captured by Platon
Supports court decision but pledges hundreds of new homes elsewhere
Plus anti-Semitism in Ukraine (maybe), Eszterhas on Mel, and more
U.S. seeks Russian support as civil war takes on sectarian dimensions
Friedman calls on prime minister to put his new coalition to work on peace
Plus Bibi delays vote on West Bank outposts, and more in the news
Plus Bibi reiterates demand for no enrichment, and more in the news
Barak hints deal to be proposed this week would be acceptable
Plus Egypt’s presidential flavor of the week, 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