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.
Salam Fayyad tries to build a state
Plus Highway 443 revisited, and more in the news
Plus cruise control, building battle, and more in the news
Plus nukes in Prague, sex in the West Bank, and more in the news
Did Obama apply pressure at the wrong time?
Plus death by Gaza rocket and more in the news
Plus the talks must go on, Iranian dissenters, and more in the news
Israeli move seems designed to antagonize
What a democratic revolution in Iran would mean for the Islamic Republic’s relationship with Israel
Plus skirmish over Lebanon, Palestinian sex scandal, and more in the news
Plus Abbas OKs indirect talks, a mohel’s grandson for VP, and more in the news
On the Golan, Hamas, and—yes—J Street
Says he didn’t understand local politics
Plus Merkel the pro-Israel maverick, and more in the news
Plus happy 100th to a New York knishery, 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