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
Daniel Byman discusses the move toward statehood
Plus, the ‘Jewish Indiana Jones,’ Benny Morris on Egypt, and more
Plus, further Gaza warring, bulking Southern defenses, and more in the news
A brouhaha with Egypt, and rockets from Gaza
Plus, to the shores of Tripoli, pressure to escalate in Gaza, and more in the news
Plus, Iranian leaders feud, Drake joins Kravitz, and more
Plus, new Azeri friends, mini-Madoff was big at the U, and more
Was Hamas involved? And what happens to Syria next?
Hamas puts down protest following Syrian displacement of 10,000
Plus, Syrian ships shell Syrian city, and more in the news
U.N. flotilla report delayed again so that negotiations can continue
And why, contra Hamas, it was no ‘war crime’
Palmer Commission finds Gaza blockade legal, does not demand apology
How Israel thwarted the second Gaza flotilla
Plus the little boat that can’t, 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.