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
Congregants gathering at the famously liberal B’nai Jeshurun may not know about a dark chapter in its past
Republican and Democratic politicians are reviving a favorite Nazi debating point this election season
David Wolpe insists that delivering a benediction at the Democratic Convention is not a political endorsement
Furniture mogul Mitchell Gold eschews glitzy Democratic confabs for coffee talk with evangelicals
For some Jewish conservatives, the RNC is a chance to be vocal about politics they usually keep quiet
At the GOP convention, Josh Bolten reminisces about introducing President Bush to shmurah matzo
Benjamin Ginsberg, Bush’s lawyer in the 2000 recount, has orchestrated a major power grab for Romney
Meir Soloveichik, scion of a famous Orthodox dynasty, will give the Republicans’ invocation
A Pennsylvania rabbi, backed by a local imam, engages in a battle for full control over religious burials
The three factors that explain why a Republican president is no more likely to stage a pre-emptive attack
Reports about a religious woman running for office reveal a media blind spot: Orthodox women
Why the future of American Judaism as we know it depends on the survival of the Jewish state
The GOP candidate was deemed ‘racist’ for calling Israeli culture superior. Albert Einstein said it too.
The celebrated journalist fabricated Bob Dylan quotes in his new book, Imagine: How Creativity Works
How Dan Senor became the GOP candidate’s key emissary to Israel’s intelligentsia and the Washington policy scene
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.