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
In March, we’re going to have a daughter in Israel, our chosen home. But recent events have us doubting if this is the best place to raise her.
Jon Scheyer, the best Jewish basketball player of his generation, led Duke to a championship and now plays for another powerhouse: Maccabi Tel Aviv
Comment of the Week
Israel provides Americans making aliyah with financial incentives and logistical support in a bid to make immigration not just an ideological choice but a material one as well
Anti-Semitism in Sweden leads Jews to Israel
Plus Livni goes off on Bibi, and more
French Jews making aliyah go from one conflict zone to another
Plus, settlers cold to freeze, the Israeli mob in L.A., and more
And we write an entire item without making a Jews-and-Chinese food joke!
Why the philo-Semitic Republic of Georgia has no Jews
Sharing Jerusalem, Mubarak’s two cents, and more in the news
Why the Israeli writer S.Y. Agnon still matters
After sixty years of Israel’s statehood, shouldn’t Jews feel safe there?
My grandmother was an immigrant. And now I am, too.
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.