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
The new TV show, starring two young Jewish women, may be as culturally significant as Lenny Bruce or Joey Ramone
The Girls star (and David Mamet offspring) heads back to the big screen
Plus the six states 65 percent of U.S. Jews live in, and more in the news
Let the cast of the hit HBO show be your Sukkot spirit guide(s)
Plus Kerry delays Israel trip, Hasidim for Bikes in Williamsburg, and more
The actor/writer/director talks to Jewcy about anxiety and Hebrew School
Plus Bob Woodward gets some unlikely new fans
Lena Dunham Purimspiels, James Rosenquist is honored
Plus Syrian rebels treated in Israel and returned to Syria
Plus Bulgaria to blame Iran and Hezbollah for Burgas bombing
Plus Jack Lew to be named treasury secretary?
Documentary film The Light in Her Eyes reveals how a Syrian school upends notions about religious education
Comment of the Week features an HBO mash-up
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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.