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
Americans born in Jerusalem are prohibited from listing Israel as their birthplace. A case at the Supreme Court today seeks to change that.
Plus China, Russia slammed for vetoes, and more in the news
Vetoed U.N. sanctions still betray which way the wind is blowing
Plus, Syria resolution vetoed, Grapel still jailed, and more in the news
Plus Syria soon sans Assad, and more in the news
The military strategist talks about Israeli security, Henry Kissinger, the Arab Spring, and the death of Osama Bin Laden
Plus A’jad being A’jad, China picks a side, and more in the news
In China, Hitler is a subject of endless fascination and represents many meanings, not all of them bad.
Plus, Syrian ships shell Syrian city, and more in the news
Plus the uncowardly Robert Ford, the Hasidic Sam Spade, and more
But U.N. action is unlikely, and more in the news
Plus a great excuse to use the word ‘numismatist’
Why we should pity the poor immigrants
Though not in Ghana!
Plus China and Russia stand up to Iran, 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.