From smashing Google Glasses to rejecting peace talks, failing to understand natural rights is leading to some very dark places
Members of the Mimouna Club have made it their mission to learn about Jews and Jewish life as a way of learning about themselves
In his memoir ‘Positive,’ Michael Saag warns that our broken health care system is more dangerous than the AIDS epidemic
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
A novelist returns to Buenos Aires, the place he’s been imagining for nearly a decade
Guidebooks quell the anxieties of raising up a child
A Passover in Berlin stirs up questions of freedom and faith
Passover takes on new meaning for a reporter far from home
In the final countdown to the big event, one chore keeps not getting done
The obscure Christian sect in which he grew up
Christmas Eve for those who have nowhere else to be
Nelly Reifler is casting about for answers to eternal questions
A writer endeavors to learn exactly how ordinary people arrive at their systems of belief and disbelief
A new documentary looks at the latest generation of Jewish radicals
What happens when a secular Jewish feminist immerses herself in the world of Evangelical Christians
Every time I think I’m out, He pulls me in again
Oprah visits Auschwitz: In good taste or bad?
The unfortunate side effects of religious pressures to marry too soon
An Israeli expat tells Charlie Parker about the shofar
Beppe Grillo under fire for anti-government poem based on ‘If This Is a Man’
Funny or Die’s solution to gratuitous violence in movies: a menschy 007
Authorities discovered the trove, headed for Belgium, during a cargo search
Is his attack on Ben Brantley a star’s bruised ego or something more…artistic?
Rabbi Shalom Cohen has likened Modern Orthodox Jews to Amalek
The first Clinton grandchild is due later this year
Vaan Nguyen, child of Vietnamese refugees, is one of Israel’s rising stars
Leaflets telling Jews to register with authorities not actually from ‘authorities’
‘Hate speech’ charges stemmed from 2012 Rolling Stone interview
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.