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
Plus much ado about nothing roses, and more
Plus Petraeus denies ‘linkage,’ and more in the news
Plus Bibi’s missing counter-offer, and more
Did Obama apply pressure at the wrong time?
Plus Elijah’s cup and Gilad’s chair, and more in the news
Things are tense between Obama and Bibi
Plus, Chuck wants his money back!
Groups see Congress, not administration, as most crucial
At the AIPAC Conference with Netanyahu
But Obama is more powerful than ever; and more in the news
No specifics on Bibi-Barack meeting, and more from the Conference
Plus deadly clashes, habemus health care, and more in the news
And—ahem!—we predicted it
Plus Quartet backs state in two years, and more in the news
Plus Tzipi Livni, two nations turn their frustrated eyes to you, and more
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.