The Legacy of Mahmoud Darwish

Remembering the Palestinian poet on the five-year anniversary of his death

How to Make Allen Ginsberg’s Borscht

Talk about a beat soup

Daybreak: Final Polls Show Narrow Bibi Win

Plus France’s action in Mali raises fears for French Jews and Ariel’s mayor dies

Daybreak: Change for Women at the Kotel?

Plus Syrian police  chief defects as post-Assad era looms

“Howl” and the Obscenity Trial

Allen Ginsberg’s date with history

Gay Marriage’s Jewish Pioneer: Faygele ben Miriam

The activist called Faygele ben Miriam started Washington state’s battle over marriage more than 40 years ago

The Candy Store Poet

Herschel Silverman, a poet and candy store owner from Bayonne, N.J., was immortalized and befriended by Allen Ginsberg. At 85, the beat goes on.

On the Bookshelf

Tough customers: drunks, crazies, and other cherished branches of the family tree

Sundown: Boat Stopped Via Secret Deal

Plus Yitzhak Rabin Gallery, new trailers, and more

Fugs Co-Founder Kupferberg Passes

The brilliant, acerbic Tuli was 86

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