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.
Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood and Saudi Arabia’s rulers bury their differences to fight the Shiite enemy
Plus Tal Law and Romney doubles down on Palestinian culture
A solution for the oft-bombed gas pipeline between Israel and Egypt
Plus what is going on in Egypt? and more in the news
Conflict may foretell whether the new boss is still the old boss
The Muslim Brotherhood, which won the presidency Saturday, sees itself as a corrective to modern Egyptian life
What Egypt’s elections mean to the region
But the Egyptian military has other ideas
Plus the Iran talks are stalled, and more in the news
Upheaval in Egypt and Libya has led to widespread looting—and the plunder is being sold on the Israeli market
Plus African immigrants attacked in Tel Aviv, and more in the news
13 candidates, four frontrunners, (probably) two finalists
Plus Bibi delays vote on West Bank outposts, and more in the news
The first free presidential election in Egypt begins today. No matter the winner, liberal democracy has lost.
Plus Bibi reiterates demand for no enrichment, 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