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
Israel, America, and talk of a potential attack on Assad’s regime
Plus the Women of the Wall break through with largest service yet
Plus the second-oldest known fragment of the Hebrew bible has been digitized
Plus Russia backtracks on statement about Syrian collapse
Riots continue after death of Palestinian teen
Plus Turkey and Syria continue to heat up
The Hezbollah leader affirms his support for Assad
U.S. ambassador to Syria blames Russia, Iran for enabling slaughter
The transitive principle comes to geopolitics
Russia’s propaganda machine is stronger than ever thanks to cable network RT. Its Syria coverage offers the proof.
Plus Iran feels threatened by Assad’s situation, and more in the news
Plus Meshaal in Amman, elections in Israel, and more in the news
Plus, Assad won’t resign, Jewish scrolls in Afghanistan, and more in the news
Plus Iran dares Israel with enrichment, and more in the news
Lebanon’s Maronites, threatened by Sunni power, will be the bellwether of the Mideast’s Christians. Could they face the same fate as the region’s Jews?
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.