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
With Hezbollah’s help, Assad secures last rebel stronghold on border
The Pax Americana is over in the Middle East, and now the jockeying starts to see who will come out ahead
A round-up of things we wish weren’t rounding up
Advanced weapons bound for Hezbollah were apparently the target
Hezbollah’s involvement, at the tune of 10,000 soldiers, hasn’t been without its costs
Plus Egypt bans the Muslim Brotherhood, and more in the news
French, British, American officials point to Assad
The Russian premier got a lot of help from the editors
Last night’s mayoral primaries and the Obama speech on Syria
Kerry immediately responds that it’s not enough
Obama asked AIPAC to support a strike. Now everyone’s blaming the Jews.
As Obama makes his case for military action, things take a twist
Except Shimon Peres
What you need to know going into Labor Day Weekend
Jewish and Arab Israelis shrugging off threat of Syrian war
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.