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
One Iowa Republican wants to find out
City Councilman Brad Lander’s coalition includes Hasids and J Streeters—but can he move beyond Brooklyn?
Plus will Great Britain exit the EU? Prolly not.
VP playing major role in effort to shore up Jewish Democrats
‘Unusual circumstances,’ ‘unique’ district are culprits for loss, they say
Thank God it’s on the wane!
Plus START supporters hone in on AIPAC, and more
N.Y. congressman was Schumer’s mentor-turned-foe
Plus Schumer won’t be leader, Feingold won’t be president
GOP gains empower Cantor, not Schumer
Rating the candidates’ chances
Plus find out what The Skunk is, and more in the news
When it comes to criticizing Obama on Israel, he says yes
Plus, Chuck wants his money back!
N.Y. pols abandon J Street, a rough pageant, and a would-be Jewish state
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.