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
Furniture mogul Mitchell Gold eschews glitzy Democratic confabs for coffee talk with evangelicals
When I got engaged—to another rabbi, and another woman—my grandmother’s approval didn’t come easy
I’ve been teased about it my whole life, but my name is a part of me. Getting married won’t change that.
The activist called Faygele ben Miriam started Washington state’s battle over marriage more than 40 years ago
Plus more power to Bibi, and more
If GOP moves toward Dem position, constituency could be a toss-up
Plus Israeli minister cautions on settlement growth, and more
Obama is first sitting president to express support for gay marriage
Shmuley Boteach wants the government to extend blue laws and subsidize marriage counseling—and he’s running for Congress as a Republican
How many Jews can marry whomever?
2011 was first year of majority support in U.S.
Plus New York City could be another target, and more in the news
Plus Kristallnacht in Brooklyn, Foreskin Man’s female friend, and more
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.