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 Bloomberg’s almost a grandpa, and more in the news
The all-night event features concerts, symposiums, and parties across the city
Plus Syria transition plan shockingly fails, and more in the news
Plus the U.S. Navy increases Gulf presence, and more
A trove of medieval scrolls, smuggled out of Afghanistan into the hands of London art dealers, could shed new light on a once-vibrant Jewish heritage
Democracy best promoted through staff on the ground, not Congress
Plus new Iran sanctions, the king of Jordan’s trip, and more in the news
The logic behind the new Fatah-Hamas unity
Plus Assad fall ‘inevitable,’ and more in the news
Plus navy makes contact with flotilla, and more in the news
Plus what’s next after UNESCO, Gilad Shalit tsk-tsked, and more
P.A. moves will also prompt withholding of crucial aid
Plus Arab League/Syria communication breakdown, and more in the news
Plus P.A. voted into UNESCO, and more in the news
Plus the crisis moves toward Syria, 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