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 Jews and their excellentness
Israeli-born photographer Nadav Kander traveled China’s Yangtze river to chart the country’s transformation. He brought back a meditation on universal change.
Shanghai’s historic Ohel Rachel Synagogue was allowed to serve as a place of worship during the World Expo, which closes this week. Now what?
Plus unrest in East J’lem, and more
The U.S. and Israel hash it out through articles
A recent book takes a detailed look at the A.Q. Khan network, which helped supply Iran’s nuclear program
Plus Shalits on the march, and more in the news
A tale of two competing efforts
Will China approve?
Plus Scuds across the border, street-name showdown, and more in the news
Plus Israel insists on ‘homegrown’ peace, and more in the news
Plus nukes in Prague, sex in the West Bank, and more in the news
Plus informal U.S.-Hamas talks, Palestine next year, and more in the news
Violence in Gaza and Berlin, and more in the news
Plus Elijah’s cup and Gilad’s chair, 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.