The backlash against a finance minister’s recent remarks exposes a weakness in Germany’s embrace of their unique legacy
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 ‘A Bintel Brief,’ Liana Finck draws a love-letter to the cowards, stoolies, brides, and sons who inspired Abraham Cahan
As the NBA playoffs begin, a new book revives the big stars, drugs, sex, and rivalries of Magic Johnson’s 1980s basketball dynasty
The cab-driving poet and his wife marched alone together in the Israel Day Parade
Gabriel Negrin, 25, the new head rabbi of Athens, will soon become the country’s chief rabbi—with an eye on renewing traditions
Video: The former Soviet republic’s Jewish history dates back millennia. This simple recipe is one of the community’s treasures.
My grandfather told me his hometown no longer existed. But I found it—and finally came to appreciate my own heritage.
The Jewish Primary Day School is now the place to be for the kids of Washington’s politically connected Jews
Plus a terror trial in New York and a wedding day letter
Plus Samira Ibrahim is probably not gonna get that State Department award
How the statistician has permanently changed the polling game
As the presidential election nears, rabbis debate whether partisanship is part of their job description
Objectionable magazine is not the force behind the movement
David Brooks cites objectionable article in related magazine
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New ambassador attends D.C. power-synagogue Adas Israel
Plus, good will to all men, and more
A Brooklyn rabbi thought he could swindle hedge-fund king Steven Cohen by playing on his Judaism. It was a bad bet.
How media companies are using the Internet to make anti-Semitism respectable
Plus Wolpe on Hitch, NYT on Jews, and more
Plus we welcome our robotic Israeli overlords, and more in the news
In his memoir ‘Positive,’ Michael Saag warns that our broken health care system is more dangerous than the AIDS epidemic
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.