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 the man who gave us Passover Coke, and more
Can they pick up where they left off?
This week in Israel: ‘Iron Dome’ missile defense protects Ashkelon, Lieberman flushes and prepares for indictment, a train crashes, Justin Bieber gets tangled up, and more
Plus a liver becomes a man, and more
And how it could prompt real concessions from Israel and the U.S.
The comical contretemps is actually an important, depressing sign
Plus anorexia among the Orthodox, and more in the news
In a massively tense situation, something will have to give
Plus a classic anti-Nazi comic book, the Beastie Boys, and more
In which the PM is an innocent bystander to the criminalization of dissent
Plus, Israel cajoles Russia, and more in the news
This week in Israel: Bibi’s off-budget luxury travel, a portable anti-missile system, Daylight Saving controversy, a new chief for the Shin Bet, anti-Lieberman protests, and more
Thousands of Sudanese and Eritrean refugees, fleeing genocidal persecution and military conscription, are seeking asylum in Israel, which is struggling to manage and acclimate this influx
Can you outdumb The Island?
Plus Ed Koch now in bridge form, and more
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