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
Plus, the Golan, Scott Feldman, and more
What some of the smart folks are saying
Plus mortars rock the Damascus airport
Plus Houston bomb threats, Haim, and Marc Meron
Plus a New York socialite gets sentenced and John Malkovich arrives in Israel
Plus calls for greater involvement in Syria gather steam
Plus historic synagogue in Damascus is looted and burned to the ground
Plus Barbara Walters is retiring
Meanwhile, chaos in Syria takes a major Assad ally
Plus Syrian rebels capture UN peacemakers in the Golan Heights
Plus Jack Lew gets confirmed as Treasury Secretary
Plus Syrian rebels treated in Israel and returned to Syria
Plus the Women of the Wall break through with largest service yet
Plus one of the stranger response to our BDS piece
Plus a suicide bomber strikes the United States Embassy in Turkey
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