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
Rosh Hashanah resolutions from Matisyahu, Michael Showalter, Ayelet Waldman, and others
Star chef Bill Telepan reinvents the holiday staple
Like generations of Jewish service members, my husband, a Navy pilot, will spend the High Holidays overseas
From the archives: A year into the financial meltdown, the calendar keeps turning, and so does the economic cycle
What I learned about myself and my family by leading High Holiday services at UCLA
The cookbooks that reinvented kosher food
I visited the mikveh and became a Jew. But I still haven’t told my dad I converted.
Learning about the shofar, then trying to play one
There’s no sure way to raise kids who apologize and accept apologies
From the archives: An illustrated remembrance of High Holidays past
A Torah portion of music and memory
Everything you ever wanted to know about the holiday
A look at Rosh Hashanah’s best sweetener
Leave the guilt, take the cannoli
A Torah portion of old age and sound advice
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.