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 battle for America’s Jewish youth and Israel’s soul in 1985
Short shorts, converse sneakers, and a cameo by young Alan Dershowitz
There’s a website for that
Lightning-rod professor says goodbye after nearly 50 years at the school
And nothing bad happened
Each Purim, star academics like Milton Friedman and Alan Dershowitz debate: latkes or hamantaschen?
BDS opposes a two-state solution, but you wouldn’t know it from the media
Plus Brooklyn College endures BDS scandal
The annual sales include postcards from Alan Dershowitz’s collection and a stunning 18th-century Haggadah
Prominent Jews like the Harvard lawyer have spent years criticizing Obama. So, why are they endorsing him?
A new initiative focuses on Jews expelled from Arab countries in 1948
Plus Palm Beach Democratic Chair resigns after comments on Christians
Park East Synagogue’s sold-out Selichot service is a place for the community’s elite to gather
When I lectured my friends about Obama’s stance on Israel, I ended up alienating—not enlightening—them
Plus the Dersh calls for a settlement freeze, and more
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.