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
Should the Times yank him from the beat?
Plus Abbas OKs indirect talks, a mohel’s grandson for VP, and more in the news
On the Golan, Hamas, and—yes—J Street
Israel’s losing war for world opinion
Plus Israel cracks down on (Palestinian) dissidents, and more in the news
Plus prime Yiddish Department threatened, and more in the news
Considering the former prime minister, after he’s spent four years in a coma
What they’re talking about when they talk about talks
IDF confirms incident; skirmishes mild so far
Plus gay marriage, the U.S. vs. England, and more in the news
Settlers refuse to comply
U.S., Europeans, Hamas all voice objections
Roger Cohen seeks detente, plus mutinous soldiers, strategic land grabs, and more in the news
As Iran holds its ground and hope of peace talks recedes
Speculation on a post-Abbas Palestinian Authority
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