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.
Plans to de-outlaw Holocaust denial, among other things
Literature award goes to Herta Mueller, not Oz or Roth
Plus Jewish hogs, unwelcome visitors, and another poll
Plus a somber anniversary, a big giver, and more in the news
Ahmadinejad varies his script, a Madoff ‘collaborator,’ and more in the news
Memories of Lodz, a blind date peace plan, and more in the news
Teutonic love for Tarantino’s ‘Inglorious Basterds’
Germans like ‘Basterds,’ circumcision for all, and more in the morning news
What if the head of Hamburg’s Jewish community wasn’t actually Jewish?
Charms, gripes, and the language of racism
Leader struggles for an annotated ‘Mein Kampf’
Even if al-Qaeda wants it, plus more in the news
Maybe, if Jerusalem woman’s spit says so
To get with the peace program
British man plum forgot where he stored stepfather’s art works
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