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.
New York is edging out Silicon Valley as the favored U.S. foothold
Leaves Vanderbilt for an assistant coaching gig at the University of California
An excerpt from a panel discussion on ‘The Campus as Crossroads’
Alexander Stille never stopped investigating his parents, as shown by his new memoir about his World War II heritage
Yanni Hufnagel, the Crimson’s assistant coach, is one of the most promising recruiters in the sport
Cornell to host a massive birthday for its celebrity mainstay
A birthday visit with M.H. Abrams, peer of Trilling, teacher of Bloom, and editor of the Norton Anthology
Will Silicon Valley darling become BDS target?
Plus Cornell students protest joint Technion campus in NYC, and more
Plus Kleztky’s killer goes insane route, and more in the news
Plus hot Jewish Ivy League frat-boys, and more
The team you should be ‘mad’ about
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