In his memoir ‘Positive,’ Michael Saag warns that our broken health care system is more dangerous than the AIDS epidemic
In 1936, Nazis celebrated Easter with Judenrein eggs—but a new book of family letters shows the crisis didn’t translate
Abbas is facing an internal challenge to his leadership, and that—not Israeli housing plans—is why he’s bailing on Kerry
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
Exclusive footage of Anthony Ciccone singing his sister’s hit ‘Like a Prayer’: ‘It means something to me,’ he says
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
Eli Leidner, 26, was punched in the face in Williamsburg, Brooklyn last night
Plus Mark Rothko and Shel Silverstein’s birthdays, and more in the news
City Councilman Brad Lander’s coalition includes Hasids and J Streeters—but can he move beyond Brooklyn?
One of the outrages of a Brooklyn assemblyman’s notorious choice of Purim costumes is its effect on anti-Semitism
‘I guess some people are still stuck in the 56th century’
But does the Brooklyn assemblyman’s influence insulate him from trouble?
The Brooklyn assemblyman kind of apologizes for wearing blackface
Plus Israeli documentaries strike out at the Academy Awards
Plus the Met revises its Stein exhibit, Gorenberg on settlers, and more
Assemblyman has not yet endorsed in race to replace Rep. Ackerman
GOP front-runner holds press conference with pro-annexation Likudnik
Weprin-Turner in overdrive
Candidate made Hitler analogy
Controversial ‘presumed consent’ will have to go
China against; N.Y. pol Dov Hikind in favor
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.