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
In a public debate over a controversial new Holocaust film, Poland faces up to a complicated past
My family Kiddush became the haunting opening for Schindler’s List, and was sampled by the hip-hop collective
Plus John Kerry throws a brushback pitch at North Korea
How ethnographer Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett became the keeper of Poland’s Jewish heritage
Remembering a Holocaust survivor who died saving his students
The commemorative day is confusing and arbitrary. Let’s find a more meaningful alternative.
One in five Holocaust survivors in Israel goes hungry. We must fix this shame right away.
Blossom director Zane Buzby offers financial support to a group of tragically overlooked Holocaust survivors
To have conversations with Germans about Jews, I had to become an exhibition at Berlin’s Jewish Museum
Plus a Taliban attacks kills dozens in Afghanistan
The American rabbi entered Buchenwald moments after its liberation
America’s greatest Jewish director was haunted by the Nazi horror—too much to address it directly in film
Room 237 uses Talmudic exegesis to uncover whether Kubrick’s film is about Indians, the Holocaust, or bears
Plus two tourists, including an Israeli, are kidnapped in Sinai
Menachem Bodner last saw his brother at Auschwitz when he was 4
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.