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
For a minute, we were worried!
Plus bin Laden cites Israel, Bibi claims ‘eternal’ settlements, and more in the news
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Plus U.S. blames Goldstone, Obama accepts prize
Investigator, former Israeli diplomat take on Gaza War report
And Israel claims a moral victory, of sorts
Plus Ponzi fatigue, mother tongues, and a strange souvenir
And now the U.N. General Assembly will debate it
Plus another flu casualty, Clinton keeps clarifying, and more in the news
Plus fear of loners, and more Goldstone back-and-forth
Americans for Peace Now to the left of it, AIPAC to the right, on U.S. House Goldstone resolution
An admission they were broken, or needed update for age of terrorism?
Plus a way around Goldstone, another poor billionaire, and more in the news
But Barak doesn’t like it, plus peace-talk status reports, military exercises, and more in the news
The end of New York’s Jewish voting bloc, plus Israel on Iran, a Chinese shift on Goldstone, 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.