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
Amid financial shortfalls and a Conservative crisis, the Jewish Theological Seminary will shutter its cantorial school
Plus-size retail queen Deb Malkin insists that fashion isn’t only for the skinny
A haftorah of gossip and godliness
The national infatuation with pork has reached Jewish cuisine, prohibitions notwithstanding
Friday-night dinner with the machers in Switzerland
Does telling children they’re hated make them mishear lyrics and, eventually, horde Viagra?
How becoming a father drove me away from Judaism—and my daughters into the Episcopal Church
Newly discovered photographs shed light on daily existence in the Pale of Settlement
How to talk to kids about death, in Haiti and at home
A haftorah of women and war
Everything you ever wanted to know about the arboreal holiday
A ‘Top Chef’ star takes on Tu B’Shevat
Want an epic adventure? Try having kids in New York
A hungry reporter samples the hearty cuisine of Jewish Budapest
Ehud Olmert, like the author’s son, believes in the feline defense: ‘I’m a cat, not a regular person, and the rules don’t apply to me’
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.