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.
Plus Syria only gets worse, and more in the news
Inertia is its own moral choice, the great critic argued, a point to remember when facing the crisis in Syria
Plus Syria transition plan shockingly fails, and more in the news
Israeli officials condemns the violence in Syria even as the end game remains unclear
Plus, Reform and Conservative rabbis scorned, and more in the news
Plus the Etan Patz confession, and more in the news
Plus a new Egyptian constitution, and more in the news
U.S. ambassador to Syria blames Russia, Iran for enabling slaughter
Plus Obama’s bold cyberwar campaign, and more in the news
Plus General Grant returns to the White House, and more in the news
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The Salafis, Sunni Islamic extremists, are at least opposed to the most dangerous U.S. adversaries, the Shiites
Plus the Iran talks are stalled, and more in the news
Plus troubling find at Iranian facility, and more in the news
Plus African immigrants attacked in Tel Aviv, 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