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
Plus Israel rules prostitution earnings can be taxed, and more in the news
Aviation concerns with new route designed to safeguard against Egypt strike
The quest for Purim glory
Plus, United States pushes back on Iran intelligence report
And Iran and Syria are still fond of each other
Israeli airline may have the world’s hottest—but not officially
Talking our way into Israel
The revered chef Hanoch Bar Shalom, who died last week, reinvented Israeli cuisine by embracing local food
A writer born in the capital of Holocaust denial tours the Jewish state as the cold war between Iran and Israel is about to get hot
Plus IDF makes plans for Gaza offensive, and more in the news
Plus, election day in Egypt, El Al ‘ambassadors,’ and more
Brushing up on tips from the JetBlue-El Al partnership
Israeli-born photographer Nadav Kander traveled China’s Yangtze river to chart the country’s transformation. He brought back a meditation on universal change.
Plus the truth about kosher, Israel and Micronesia, and more
El Al won’t confuse davening and bombing
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.