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.
When the challenges of joint custody become overwhelming, an Israeli stepmother of two teenagers finds vacations can bring her blended family together
Israeli-born photographer Nadav Kander traveled China’s Yangtze river to chart the country’s transformation. He brought back a meditation on universal change.
A closer reading of Ernest Coles
Plus Archbishop Tutu calls for boycott, and more
Fast-prep, a different kind of South African Jew, and more
Once home to Jewish immigrants, a South African city today hosts a very different sort of Jewish practice
Plus Woody goes electric, and more
As World Cup semis begin, we have a new team
Plus de Klerk denies nukes report, and more in the news
Describes different Israeli responses to apartheid
Plus Australian ‘crisis,’ and more in the news
Plus Israel would have sold S.A. nukes, and more in the news
The nose makes the man, and more
A new book probes Israel’s murky relationship with apartheid South Africa
U.N. report author sentenced 28 blacks to death
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