In his memoir ‘Positive,’ Michael Saag warns that our broken health care system is more dangerous than the AIDS epidemic
In 1936, Nazis celebrated Easter with Judenrein eggs—but a new book of family letters shows the crisis didn’t translate
Abbas is facing an internal challenge to his leadership, and that—not Israeli housing plans—is why he’s bailing on Kerry
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
Exclusive footage of Anthony Ciccone singing his sister’s hit ‘Like a Prayer’: ‘It means something to me,’ he says
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
The compelling, intimate look at the family glosses over one important detail
How the statistician has permanently changed the polling game
Plus Syrian fire hits IDF jeeps near the border between Israel and Syria
Plus Anti-Semitic attacks in the United States are down from 2010
A child lashes out at Bronco Bamma and Mitt Romney
New York mayor will give $10-15 million in this election cycle
Who had the town hall debate’s most Jewish question?
Plus Hamas fires anti-aircraft weapon at Israel for first time ever
Losing sight of what’s useful
Plus Knesset dissolves (itself)
But partisan chatter marks the day
New poll shows economy top issue for Jewish voters, strong Obama support
The donor speaks out in a rare interview
Falsely accuses rabbi of leaving Jerusalem out of benediction
Plus State of Berlin legalizes circumcision
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.