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 haftorah of reporting and responsibilities
The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Back from Summer Camp Edition!
For some people, the best thing about summer is the tomatoes
A haftorah of dreams and delusions
Pondering one of the Torah’s woolliest rules
A pop culture introduction to the mameloshen
A haftorah of dire straits and new directions
How Jewish tradition marginalized the deaf
Recalling the heyday of the Romanian-Jewish steakhouse
A crossword puzzle for the month of Av
Jewlia Eisenberg and her band channel the fears and desires of ancient Jewish women
A debate: Is cyberbullying inevitable, or can parents stop the tide?
Some U.S. immigrants to Israel chase both the Zionist dream and an American paycheck
A haftorah of joys and tribulations
How a vintage Israeli pop song became an international summer camp sensation
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.