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
Plus Israel’s response, U.S. demands for ‘orderly transition,’ and more in the news
The mass uprising in Egypt that seems set to overthrow the Mubarak regime is the latest test of George W. Bush’s Freedom Agenda. The U.S. and Israel are hoping it works out better than the previous three.
Popular anti-government revolts convulse Israel’s neighbors
Is Rand Paul about to start a GOP civil war?
Plus Obama administration, long pro-regime, voices support, and more in the news
Plus Giffords is Good, and more in the news
Anti-Hezbollah protests in Lebanon; anti-Mubarak ones in Egypt
Plus Iran talks fizzle, an end to U.S. engagement, and more in the news
As southern Sudan votes on independence, Sudanese refugees working in the resorts of Eilat consider returning to their own promised land
Plus Howard Jacobson’s must-read on Hanukkah, and more in the news
Plus why there is no freeze paper trail, and more in the news
Plus Egypt and Israel cooperate to kill terrorist, and more in the news
Courtroom troubles and money woes plague Cairo’s last Jews
A reading list
Plus the ‘quiet freeze,’ 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.