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
New York federal jury convicts Ponzi schemer’s former aides on all charges
Millions were raised, little went where it was supposed to
Charges initiated by longtime staff member on administrative leave
First I learned that a wanted criminal from New York had fled to my Canadian shul; then I remembered that, as cantor, he’d begged God to forgive me
Menachem Youlus arrested for selling bogus rescued Torahs and pocketing the profits
Soviet Jews survived by gaming the system, so it’s no surprise some felt entitled to fraudulently claim reparations from Germany
Sentencing, plus a second trial, on immigration charges, still to come
An unpretty portrait of kosher meat-processor owner
The indictment against Ehud Olmert alleges a byzantine system of fraud
Charged with fraud, breach of public trust
Another scheme foiled, this one in Israel
Original investors were Ruth’s parents’ friends, says New York
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.