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
Plus Paul’s turn on Jerusalem, the Marvin Miller baseball card, and more
But real target is President Obama
Plus, Ford on Syria, Kat Power cancels Israel concert, and more in the news
Suggested PM watch ‘Palestinian Chicken’ episode with Abbas
Nathan Lewin helped prosecute Jimmy Hoffa. Now in practice with his daughter, he’s a Supreme Court regular and a top litigator for Jewish causes
Plus Borukhova and Dershowitz lose appeal, and more
A theory of Jewish survival
Rally in East Jerusalem is what you’d expect it to be
Plus, Turkey means never having to say you’re sorry, and more
Fight over boycott escalates outside the aisles
When Yale shuttered its Initiative for the Interdisciplinary Study of Anti-Semitism last month, critics saw anti-Israel political correctness. But the project may simply have been a casualty of the university’s global ambitions.
CUNY won’t honor Tony Kushner; yet look at the people they will
Plus Dershowitz and Assange join forces, and more
The world’s most important leftist intellectual talks about his Zionist childhood and his time with Hezbollah
Plus killing in the name of land, 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.