Can Zionism and U.S. liberalism coexist under Netanyahu?
Embarrassment. Revulsion. Outrage. Righteous defensiveness. Impatience. Visceral reactions of one Jew toward the Jewish State.
Pushing the Hippocratic Oath in service of foreign policy puts doctors on the frontlines
Remembering I.L. Peretz, who died 100 years ago this week
A new collection of the writer’s aggrieved nonfiction sends readers running back to his masterful fiction
‘Catch the Jew!’ is a shoddy, fantastical answer to Max Blumenthal’s ‘Goliath’
After my mother died, I made Passover just the way she did—until, drawing inspiration from Purim, I made my own tradition
For most Jews in Talmudic times, marriage was the biggest financial transaction of their lives
The bread of affliction never tasted so good, thanks to Marcy Goldman’s recipe for caramel-covered buttercrunch
Hell, we discovered the thing
Reviewers of David Grossman’s To the End of the Land have confused the author’s grief with his artistry—and have misread the book
Novelist defeats favorites McCarthy, Carey
Israeli novelist accepts his lot
Jews have always had a special connection to magazines, and it’s Jews—like Sidney Harman, new owner of Newsweek—who will reinvent them
A haftorah of dreams and delusions
How a vintage Israeli pop song became an international summer camp sensation
Plus PR amateur hour, and more
Conservative impresario prepares a Mideast site
Who will make The New Yorker’s under-40 cut?
From Jewish troops to kosher cookies, the organization’s roots a century ago in Savannah are still evident today
Were the following statements made about the Girls creator or Iran’s Supreme Leader?
How my German grandmother's recipe became my go-to holiday dessert
Classic and modern dishes to take your seder to the next level
An impressively complex retelling of the biblical story—with cats
Stories for Passover about slavery, freedom, family… and lice
In a new biography, Annie Cohen-Solal looks at the immigrant child who changed modern art
The Book of Esther doesn’t mention God. Robert Alter’s new translation shows that’s just one way the biblical text is unique.