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
P.M. nixes unilateral independence and bi-national state
Plus mathematician rejects prize money, and more
Plus Kagan discusses Chinese food, and more in the news
Inside Israel’s insane coalition politics
Plus Yuri wants a rematch, and more
Plus Alan ♥ Salam, and more in the news
Are they all Palestinians now?
Salam Fayyad tries to build a state
The Palestinians wait; Syria could be Israel’s shortcut
Plus informal U.S.-Hamas talks, Palestine next year, and more in the news
The ‘proximity talks,’ and what happens if they fail
Plus carping over gefilte fish, and more bad puns
The speeches at Herzliya, protecting the kids from Judaism, and more
And how possible Palestinian self-sovereignty could prompt progress
Plus Hamas in a huff 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