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.
Newt Gingrich says the Palestinians are an “invented people.” They are, like many others in the Middle East. It’s a useful myth the U.S. must support.
Is North Korea less likely to help Iranian and Syrian nuclear programs?
Plus Egyptian Salafists come out in favor of peace, and more in the news
But might reliance on cocaine trade, backing of Assad also hurt the group?
Plus Russia and China protect Syria still, and more in the news
Plus Peres ‘ashamed’ of rancid bills, and more in the news
But Obama is in with Israelis, and more in the news
Plus tightening of vise around Iran and Syria, and more
Plus the GOP debate, developments in Egypt, and more in the news
Plus new Iran sanctions, the king of Jordan’s trip, and more in the news
An Israeli strike against the Iranian nuclear program would be tougher today than a few years ago, but it would still be likely to succeed
Mubarak-lite leadership coddles Syria but fights terrorism
A discredited regime still afloat
Plus Giffords speaks, Sarkozy apologizes, and more in the news
Plus Assad fall ‘inevitable,’ 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