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
Buzz surrounds the new mayor–a Goldman Sachs alum and Iraq War vet
In his Senate victory speech, Cory Booker cribbed from the prime minister
Video evidence that Newark’s mayor knows more Torah than you
How the Newark mayor’s adopted Jewish identity—shaped by his Orthodox mentors—reflects his unique brand of politics
The Newark mayor and Senate hopeful has got some game
The five-term Senator and World War II vet was 89
The Newark mayor is really there for us
The Facebook CEO will get the Jersey guv some cash
Meir Soloveichik, scion of a famous Orthodox dynasty, will give the Republicans’ invocation
Shmuley Boteach wants the government to extend blue laws and subsidize marriage counseling—and he’s running for Congress as a Republican
Manischewitz opens new corporate HQ in Newark
Yale’s Jewish society, Eliezer, comes out of the shadows
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.