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.
Shmuley Boteach—rabbi, sexpert, Michael Jackson pal—has led many lives. But none of them can obliterate his past.
The authors’ theories about chosenness may be wrong for everyone in the world—except pop stars
Ariel Marcus Rosenberg comes of age
Shmuley Boteach wants the government to extend blue laws and subsidize marriage counseling—and he’s running for Congress as a Republican
Pro-Israel Congresswoman Shelley Berkley, Democrat from Las Vegas, rides a hot streak
Complete with lousy ‘Thriller’ jokes
At least according to Shmuley Boteach book
Longtime ‘Variety’ columnist prompted Michael Jackson to change anti-Semitic lyric
Canada’s Israel boycott, Morocco’s Shoah recognition
Roseanne says Michael Jackson’s kids are Jewish
Fashion plates, golden coffins, and bad verse
Hamas and Israel both guilty, Rome adopts Shalit, and more from the news.
Faux paranoia, a subway skirmish, and a good call by God
Notes on the passing of a star
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