In his memoir ‘Positive,’ Michael Saag warns that our broken health care system is more dangerous than the AIDS epidemic
In 1936, Nazis celebrated Easter with Judenrein eggs—but a new book of family letters shows the crisis didn’t translate
Abbas is facing an internal challenge to his leadership, and that—not Israeli housing plans—is why he’s bailing on Kerry
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
Exclusive footage of Anthony Ciccone singing his sister’s hit ‘Like a Prayer’: ‘It means something to me,’ he says
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
Rabbi Michael Lerner emails to call out the president, in the cause of tikkun olam
Warns against repealing Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell
But the U.S. may not really want them
Plus Israel cracks down on (Palestinian) dissidents, and more in the news
Plus new U.N. sanctions, R.I.P. Zinn, and more in the news
Plus Brittany Murphy’s widower speaks, mazel tov Omri, and more
Plus bin Laden cites Israel, Bibi claims ‘eternal’ settlements, and more in the news
Foxman: ‘borderline anti-Semitic’
Plus Qaeda in Israel, the tefillin non-bomb, and more in the news
Says he didn’t understand local politics
Scott Brown’s victory means new leeway for Netanyahu
Is the Obama administration putting the U.S.-Saudi relationship on ice?
Obama could dictate premises and force a yes or no
The roots of Jewish anti-Palinism
Plus hot water for Obama envoy, and more in the news
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.