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
In Forest Hills, a heavily Jewish neighborhood, one Romney voter said ‘The polls aren’t telling the truth’
There’s a generation gap coming in the Jewish Democratic political ranks
How the statistician has permanently changed the polling game
Plus a presidential zombie face-off, Peruvian shamans weigh in, and more
A Jewish Democratic couple faces a ruined Rockaways home and fears ‘disaster’ at disorganized polling sites
What drives the president—the chasm between the world as it is and ought to be—is what drives the Jewish people
Obama’s Jack Lew and Romney’s Tevi Troy Spar, Then Pray, In Cleveland
A poll shows that 85 percent of American-Israelis went for Romney. But some ask whether they should vote at all.
Plus Anti-Semitic attacks in the United States are down from 2010
Are videos featuring Sarah Silverman and Samuel L. Jackson, put out by a Jewish Super PAC, swaying voters?
A child lashes out at Bronco Bamma and Mitt Romney
Prominent Jews like the Harvard lawyer have spent years criticizing Obama. So, why are they endorsing him?
What’s known and unknown about bilateral talks with Iran
Blue-collar bard actually wears blue collar at Obama campaign concert
The comic’s political videos are actually the worst representation of the president’s subtlety and values
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.