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
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
At the intersection of artifice and experience comes a beguiling fantasia on Jewish themes, ‘I Pity the Poor Immigrant’
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.
My father used to share his harrowing childhood memories every year at the Seder. Now I make sure his memories will survive.
Plus Lapid talks peace talks, but cautiously
No, probably not. But the developments are compelling.
Plus Obama invited to speak in Rabin Square in Tel Aviv
Zero Dark Thirty and the Israeli documentary The Gatekeepers are up for Academy Awards. Only one should win.
Plus Haifa airport evacuated, third Iron Dome battery moves north
Barack Obama and Chuck Hagel look to the 34th president as a foreign-affairs model. But is it a willful misreading?
Plus Bibi cartoonist apologies…for his bad timing
Next up: a vote to confirm him (or not)
I’ll give you a hint, it wasn’t Chavez
The West Wing actor is the perfect candidate for the job of White House liaison to the Jewish community
The host of Obama’s second inaugural party, Sen. Charles Schumer, is America’s lovable Jewish Uncle Leo
Charlie Brotman, who has narrated every parade since Eisenhower in 1957, says he won’t retire until 120
Plus some results from the survey of New York’s Jewish population
Plus impressive contents of the Afghan Geniza are revealed
Plus Colin Powell backs Hagel for Defense Secretary
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.