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
A new book shows how Austrian Chancellor Bruno Kreisky was the ancestor of the Jews who now serve in the hate-Israel movement
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?
With the No. 1 album in America, the parodist proves yet again the full depth of his genius
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.
Antic embellishments, like Esther being good in bed, help Talmudic rabbis to more fully explicate the text’s divine meaning
Probably not; but this Fatah-Hamas deal is more interesting than the last one
Plus Bibi in the States, Iran talk for real, and more in the news
Hamas leader has broader ambitions
New Middle East makes Amman a new center of gravity
Plus Hanukkah in Omaha, and more
Why Ankara might be the next stop for Abbas and Meshal
Meet the new problems, same as the old problems
Plus tightening of vise around Iran and Syria, and more
Suggested PM watch ‘Palestinian Chicken’ episode with Abbas
The logic behind the new Fatah-Hamas unity
Plus Madoff suicide revelation, Egypt’s new F-16, and more in the news
Avigdor Lieberman wants his boss’ job
Plus, the new Security Council, Erdogan backlash, and more in the news
Palestinian prime minister admits time is far from ripe for more talks
Plus the Gaza blockade, Iran lashes out, 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