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, Winehouse’s life imitates her art, and more
New ambassador attends D.C. power-synagogue Adas Israel
Plus, God may be on our side but time is not, and more in the news
Plus Oren stands up for Israel, and more in the news
Can you outdumb The Island?
‘VF’ piece suggests worm may not be the panacea many hoped
Discussing the recent burst of celebrity anti-Semitism—and whether it really matters—with Abraham Foxman, Jeffrey Goldberg, Emily Nussbaum, and Matthew Hiltzik
Plus Giffords is Good, and more in the news
Cutting through the last week’s thicket of rhetoric
Will anti-settlement sentiment prove a tipping point?
Leaks also confirm that Arab states favor bombing
Why the U.S. cut the freeze-extension deal
Words Jews use
Why Jews remain important players in a global struggle
Plus Archbishop Tutu calls for boycott, and more
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