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.
Incumbent Shelly Yachimovich faces off against party royalty Isaac Herzog
Following indictment, Israeli FM to quit, but will return for elections
Does Netanyahu need to look over his shoulder?
What it means for Israeli politics
Plus Arlen Specter eulogized
Plus Knesset dissolves (itself)
What’s up? A follow-up to our round-up
Plus Jay-Z lights the menorah in Brooklyn
Plus French raids on domestic terror cells yields some frightening results
Plus a synagogue in Brussels gets tagged with serious anti-Semitic graffiti
Why Bibi wants a new government before U.S. Election Day
Plus Bibi in the catbird seat, 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