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 U.S. on Jerusalem, another Senate Jew, and more in the news
Plus ‘Joan Rosenberg a.k.a. Joan Rivers,’ and more
Plus a $200M fraud hits Lakewood, a maybe-march into Gaza, and more
Plus Polanski’s way out, Egypt’s hated wall, and more in the news
But it’s all Nasser’s fault
As Iran holds its ground and hope of peace talks recedes
Plus nukes for all, an ambivalent Egypt, and more
BBC asks, why no ‘cultural normalisation’ between the countries?
Plus, Harvard Holocaust denial and Sharansky on that ad
Word leaks thanks to changed political calculus
Hamas political chief headed to Egypt for negotiations; German official to moderate
Good hair, English roots, and an Egyptian synagogue
Huckabee likes settlements, firefighters squabble, and more in the news
Turkey wants in, Lieberman picks a fight, and more
Strange places for atheists, the plight of prisoners, and baseball takes a stand
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