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
Who had the town hall debate’s most Jewish question?
The murders in Benghazi are the latest in a string of attacks on American diplomats to go unanswered by the U.S.
Losing sight of what’s useful
The former U.S. senator loved Jackie Mason and the political center
Or perhaps proof of why we need more Jewish holidays
For years, the Arabic press promoted the conspiracy that Jews fixed U.S. elections. That’s changing.
Plus the Free Gaza Movement’s promotion of Holocaust revision
Thomas Friedman, Elliott Abrams, Walter Russell Mead, and Aaron David Miller advise the next president
Plus Alan Gross gets a visit from Cuban Jewish leaders
Apparently rural American whites prefer Ahmadinejad to Obama
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The White House’s response to the anti-Islam video is proof of the enduring influence of Edward Said’s ideas
Four staff members, including the U.S. ambassador to Libya, killed
Plus Obama and Netanyahu to miss each other in September
Sharon Kleinbaum of Congregation Beit Simchat Torah is ‘delighted.’
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.