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
Palmer Commission finds Gaza blockade legal, does not demand apology
Jewish history, the day you were born
Plus, Winehouse’s life imitates her art, and more
Israel provides Americans making aliyah with financial incentives and logistical support in a bid to make immigration not just an ideological choice but a material one as well
Plus Pollard implores Obama, the next flotilla, and more in the news
Plus U.N. posturing, Lebanese blaming, and more in the news
Plus Peres and Obama talk Pollard, and more
Plus anti-Syria lobbying, and more in the news
Plus Rosenblatt’s jeremiad, Peres’s nonsense, and more
Embattled PM plans his next move; not clear what that’ll be
Plus great old photos of great old Jews, and more
Israel cautiously welcomes an embryonic, potential new democracy
Plus an uprising in Jordan, an argument in D.C., and more
Ehud Barak should forsake his arrogance, take a page from Moses, the hero of this week’s parasha, and recognize that leading can require giving up power
Plus R.I.P. Sonia Peres, 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