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.
A new understanding of the holiday from a military perspective
A rabbi and a serviceman meet while helping homeless vets
How one cantor gained a new view of the holiday, and a belief in a brighter future
I don’t need Israeli Memorial Day to remember Alex Assaf, the kindest—and tallest—soldier I have ever known
An afternoon of grilling, drinking, and friendly conversation with neighbors is one man’s nightmare
Plus, Winehouse’s life imitates her art, and more
This week in Israel: Shalit’s family stages a different kind of protest, Mossad speculates on war with Iran, and Maccabi fans get stranded at the airport
Plus Gingrich is both sorry and not a Nazi, 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