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
An Atlanta physician retires after building a network that treats Jewish patients from Ukraine to Ethiopia
Plus what’s Mubarak’s deal? and more in the news
Accused human trafficker doesn’t sound like a con man at all
Plus mumps, Salvadoran sex trafficking, and more in the news
How to talk to kids about death, in Haiti and at home
Cites Tropper revelations broken by Tablet
A Haiti-themed chain email
An email wonders: Is Richard Goldstone paying attention to Haiti relief efforts?
Plus the IDF to leave Haiti while Israel adopts orphans, and more
Plus Qaeda in Israel, the tefillin non-bomb, and more in the news
Plus expelled journo talks, Hamas’s change of heart, and more in the news
Plus the new senator on Israel, Haiti’s president, and more
Jewish residents of the island prove invaluable to relief operations
Hating Israel but loving peace, recalling Derrida, killing Jimmy Carter, and more
‘No one except the Israeli hospital has taken any of our patients’
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.