The backlash against a finance minister’s recent remarks exposes a weakness in Germany’s embrace of their unique legacy
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 ‘A Bintel Brief,’ Liana Finck draws a love-letter to the cowards, stoolies, brides, and sons who inspired Abraham Cahan
As the NBA playoffs begin, a new book revives the big stars, drugs, sex, and rivalries of Magic Johnson’s 1980s basketball dynasty
The cab-driving poet and his wife marched alone together in the Israel Day Parade
Gabriel Negrin, 25, the new head rabbi of Athens, will soon become the country’s chief rabbi—with an eye on renewing traditions
Video: The former Soviet republic’s Jewish history dates back millennia. This simple recipe is one of the community’s treasures.
My grandfather told me his hometown no longer existed. But I found it—and finally came to appreciate my own heritage.
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
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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
In his memoir ‘Positive,’ Michael Saag warns that our broken health care system is more dangerous than the AIDS epidemic
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.