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.
David Adollah, who grew up in Phnom Penh, says God came to him in a dream
Video evidence that Newark’s mayor knows more Torah than you
Ovadia Isakov, chief rabbi of Derbent, in ‘good condition’ following surgery
A tribute for the peerless philanthropist on the anniversary of his yahrtzeit
Orthodox Jews new to insular traditions try to integrate the two worlds of strict religion and artistic self-expression
‘These kinds of attacks don’t discriminate.’
Plus disputed texts in Russia to be moved into a Jewish museum
The rise of Orthodox Jews at AIPAC is an indicator of the community’s growing political involvement and influence
Plus the legacy of King Herod gets another look
As immigrants revive the German city’s historic community, new ideas emerge about Jewish engagement
The Surfboard Menorah
A look at the pressing issues of the annual gathering of Lubavitch rabbis
Will I subsist on Chex Mix at this year’s Republican National Convention?
Aly Raisman may have revived a tune
The true extent of Rohr’s reach may never be known
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