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.
If they’re of Arab descent, ‘Forward’ says
London writer says ultra-Orthodox groups have state OK to keep Jews, Arabs apart
Yom Kippur without God, a Catholic call-out, and Dylan disappoints
Iran threatens, Barak is sued, Madoff victims stew, and more in the news
Palestinians more impoverished; ultra-Orthodox more hungry
But meetings have resulted in little apparent progress
A translation of Mahmoud Darwish’s journals offers an introduction to the Palestinian poet’s work
Because it’s a loss in the ‘Legitimacy War,’ Princeton prof argues
Obama says one thing, Peres says another, and more in the news
With concert in Israel this week, after recovering from food poisoning
Through Arab media, blogosphere
Obama plans a photo op, Russian inmates get sanctuary, and more in the news
Mitchell’s dreams, HRW’s scandal, and more in the news
Imagining Mamet, roaming charges, and the band that played on
A violent clash, a deportation, and more from 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