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
The JFNA General Assembly gets evacuated
Plus Giffords faces her shooter, Greek Jews strategize, and more
Israel and Iran featured in a foreign policy debate with little substance
The former UN chief is hawking a book and we’ve got some advice
An October surprise with some curious timing
Plus Bar Refaeli wants to make a sex tape
The Syrian diaspora in Israel watches its once-vibrant ancestral home fall to ruin in the country’s civil war
Plus, Syria’s prime minister defects to Jordan
Meanwhile Ahmadinejad calls for Israel’s destruction…again
The Hezbollah leader affirms his support for Assad
Plus Beebs strikes again.
Plus Kadima threat to leave government is real, and more in the news
Syrian president tries to patch up rift with Turkey by his usual method
Plus Syria transition plan shockingly fails, and more in the news
Plus a new Egyptian constitution, 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.