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
Envoy angrily rebuts lie that most Syrian protesters are ‘terrorists’
Plus a fascinating look inside Syria
Plus, to the shores of Tripoli, pressure to escalate in Gaza, and more in the news
Was Hamas involved? And what happens to Syria next?
Plus, U.S. prepares to call for Assad to step down, and more in the news
Plus, Turkey means never having to say you’re sorry, and more
Hamas puts down protest following Syrian displacement of 10,000
Yet Turkey, the U.S., and others still seem to hope Assad will come around
In face of horrors and condemnations, engagement still continues
Obama condemns assault on civilians, again stops short of demanding ouster
Plus, Levi Aron indicted, schmucks, and more in the news
But the Syrian regime and its domestic opponents share a view of Israel
Meanwhile, U.S. backs away from supporting dissidents
But do his words and deeds represent a policy shift?
Plus, Abbas says he would skip U.N. push, 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.