From smashing Google Glasses to rejecting peace talks, failing to understand natural rights is leading to some very dark places
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The cab-driving poet and his wife marched alone together in the Israel Day Parade
At the intersection of artifice and experience comes a beguiling fantasia on Jewish themes, ‘I Pity the Poor Immigrant’
Before writing a novel about the gangster’s immigrant yearnings, I went digging in the dark corners where he lived
My grandfather told me his hometown no longer existed. But I found it—and finally came to appreciate my own heritage.
My father used to share his harrowing childhood memories every year at the Seder. Now I make sure his memories will survive.
A universe of blogs has sprung up where issues of Jewish law and rabbinic authority are discussed in unprecedented ways
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What happens when you go to Auschwitz and feel… nothing?
Poet Wayne Koestenbaum reveals his toxic attractions
Sufjan Stevens makes a record his own way
With a new documentary and a book of poems, Leonard Cohen is primed for a comeback. For Suzanne Snider, he never went away.
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The three women who shaped a novel
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Galeet Dardashti finds the Israeli audience her grandfather never had
What happens when a Wyatt Earp wannabe goes astray in the Valley
The Viennese pornographer turned critic who dreamed up Bambi
Novelist Chris Kraus ponders the meaning of “It would have been”
Everyone made fun of little Gary Shteyngart. Now it’s his turn.
An Israeli thriller that captivated Graham Greene
Oprah visits Auschwitz: In good taste or bad?
Leaflets telling Jews to register with authorities not actually from ‘authorities’
‘Hate speech’ charges stemmed from 2012 Rolling Stone interview
Her pitch perfect Aaron Sorkin parody is the smart, gutsy humor we need
Victims’ families speak at moving memorial service in Overland Park, Kansas
Matzos Coffee, the sweet, sugary European treat that’s as simple as it sounds
Embracing a simple, rewarding practice devoted to Jewish moral conduct
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Yusuf Islam gets inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
A poem by Andrea Cohen for Passover and National Poetry Month
Liel Leibovitz, who has a new book out on the rock ’n’ roll poet, looks at how Cohen’s songs evolved from bleak to transcendent
Correspondence templates taught Jews both literacy and how to be modern. A new anthology shows their entertainment value.