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
Plan was to infiltrate a crowded wedding hall with mini Uzi guns
Plus Mandy Patinkin’s favorite Princess Bride line, and more in the news
In search of an Old City street-ball legend whose hoop dreams were as knotted as the Holy Land
And other questions we never thought we’d ask
Plus more arrests are made in Toulouse shooting
Is it actually the “death knell” for the two-state solution?
Looking at Hamas’ reach and where the Jerusalem rocket fell
Plus what is going on in Egypt? and more in the news
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Plus Arab League/Syria communication breakdown, and more in the news
Plus Kleztky’s killer goes insane route, and more in the news
Plus Shalit and Grapel, East Jerusalem plans, and more in the news
Plus Koch on Perry, the TriBeCa SuKaAh, and more
Move will prompt U.S. veto. And what else?
Plus, circumcision initiative may be removed from S.F. ballot, and more in the news
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.