The seemingly intractable conflict between Israel and the Palestinians has turned into the flash point—as well as the cover—for a harrowing new wave of anti-Jewish sentiment (not to mention violence) around the world. In many circles, Israel’s right to exist is being called into question. How did it become politically correct to hate Jews? And how should American Jews respond?
Brooklyn-born Bob Morvillo has long been one of the city’s savviest white-collar-defense attorneys, discreetly brokering deals for corporate giants like Merrill Lynch while keeping himself out of the spotlight. Now he’s the last man standing between Martha Stewart and a federal prison sentence. And nothing about her trial figures to be discreet.
Two designers with identical London Terrace studios but very different taste tackle the age-old urban problem of how to turn a small apartment into a home—and then critique (in a neighborly fashion) one another’s efforts.
Readers sound off on Senator John Kerry and more.
Saks Fifth Avenue’s menswear department: one-stop shopping for the fashion-impaired
High-tech running tights, a wireless digital camera, and velvet slingbacks from Alice Roi
Bringing quality design to home furnishings.
Deal of the Week: Colorful Ikea throw pillows
Plus: This week's sale listings
I need bachelorette party suggestions!
New York’s hottest new hotels
Joan Rivers embraces PETA. Plus, Mr. Big settles down.
If Paris can benefit from the simple life (a big if), who else should be shipped off to the farm?
Tom DeLay’s ship sank—but the GOP convention is still an albatross for Bloomberg.
One angry consumer’s digital-music revolution.
Women scramble for Uggs.
This week, Dean could beat the one-day record for cash. So why isn’t he crowing?
Manhattan real-estate brokers invade the Hamptons.
A literary roundup of the mug-shot mediathon.
With the economy showing signs of life and that stealth trip to Baghdad, Bush may not be such a turkey after all. Unless you believe in the law of reversals . . .
Housing bubble? What housing bubble? Your home will continue to be your best investment.
On the allure of wild and crazy girls
Diane Keaton plays a lovable, grown-up foil to Jack Nicholson in Something’s Gotta Give
Paul Auster’s Oracle Night mixes whimsy and rue with loads of plot
Never Gonna Dance never takes flight, but Birdy very nearly does
Do John Currin’s paintings at the Whitney provoke—or just titillate?
Conductor David Robertson pushes the Philharmonic to new heights
City Ballet begins a season of tributes to George Balanchine
A biopic aims for the soul of Dickens’s genius—and misses
The Biltmore Room’s adventurous chef beckons foodies to unknown territory
An all-canned food restaurant? Through selective sourcing, Sample makes its surprising style work.
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