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
Will the two Jewish Hollywood stars outshine RNC highlight Clint Eastwood?
The Romney campaign wigs out on cue
The Grammy Award-winning violinist and producer talks Kanye West, Jay-Z, and serving in the IDF
Rabbi Lynn Gottlieb, a pacifist, pulls no punches
The three factors that explain why a Republican president is no more likely to stage a pre-emptive attack
Israel fears a crisis in Egypt, but the U.S. remains calm. How did these allies come to see things so differently?
What the link to Iran means and doesn’t mean
Israel’s long-term health is also imperiled
What this signals about the defining issue of the 2012 election
A question after Barak/Panetta, new sanctions, and Romney/Bibi
How Dan Senor became the GOP candidate’s key emissary to Israel’s intelligentsia and the Washington policy scene
When I lectured my friends about Obama’s stance on Israel, I ended up alienating—not enlightening—them
New report finds tilt even as both sides make their cases—to everyone
The White House’s line—that a strike can only delay the program—is an attempt to downplay our military capability
At least until the U.S. presidential election, Netanyahu won’t risk angering Obama
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.