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.
Yuli Edelstein, Israel’s minister of Public Affairs and the Diaspora, says Russian Jews, contrary to belief, vote with the Israeli mainstream
In Gal Beckerman’s telling, the story of the Soviet Jewry movement becomes one of modern Jewish history’s great dramas
Gal Beckerman recalls the Struggle for Soviet Jewry, which reinvigorated a tradition of Jewish political engagement
Plus bin Laden cites Israel, Bibi claims ‘eternal’ settlements, and more in the news
And Sharansky checkmates boxer Salita
Plus, Harvard Holocaust denial and Sharansky on that ad
Good reasons for low hopes in the Mideast, 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