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
New info emerges on Righteous Swede’s death
Holocaust survivors sit for stunning portraits
Plus dirty soup, matzo (basket)ball, and more
Why we must remember the Armenians
Worst. Holocaust. Lesson. Ever.
NPR visits Yatarny, Russia
An introduction to Wiesel’s Holocaust masterpiece
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The Holocaust haunts Scorsese’s latest
No wonder he looks unhappy!
Auslander does death, Turkey’s rise, and more
Does telling children they’re hated make them mishear lyrics and, eventually, horde Viagra?
Plus Brittany Murphy’s widower speaks, mazel tov Omri, and more
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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.