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 film ‘Innocence of Muslims’ and the dangerous failing of the media
But real target is President Obama
Note to some of my fellow progressives: If we can’t argue about Israel without using anti-Semitic tropes, then the debate is lost before it even begins
CAP to-do shows signs of simmering … down
Plus, a break from Tebowing, Shalit joins Facebook, MVP Braun, and more
Plus Ed Koch presides over his bridge, and more
Plus ‘Israel Firsters,’ the Americans of Beit Shemesh, and more
Plus J Street vs. Berkeley, CAP responds, and more
Obama’s record is strong, he says, but the president needs to sell it better
J Street chief Jeremy Ben-Ami calls the plays for the first self-confident alternative Jewish establishment
Plus Shalom mon!, the Bible is even older, 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.