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
Israel in China (not just on Sunday nights), and more
At this spring’s World Expo 2010 in Shanghai, Israel will show off its burgeoning bilateral relationship with the host country
Plus come back Sunday for the West Bank, and more in the news
Plus the China exemption, more power to Levin, and more in the news
Plus China anti-sanctions, U.K. acts on war crimes, and more in the news
Plus Dubai cause-of-death, Snooki’s glassy Purim, and more in the news
The upcoming Turkish-Japanese-American War, and more
Plus Iran’s big day, U.N. sanctions near, and MoHouse in the news
Plus Fatah and Hamas feud over electricity, and more in the news
Credits broadly popular positions, Jews in government
Plus China nixes sanctions, Lieberman rattles saber, and more
A watered-down emissions treaty could mean watered-down sanctions
And we write an entire item without making a Jews-and-Chinese food joke!
The end of New York’s Jewish voting bloc, plus Israel on Iran, a Chinese shift on Goldstone, and more in the news
Israel ambassador to skip J Street, plus planets’ names, Lambert’s laments, 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.