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 translations of three astonishing poems, which evoke the horror of the Lodz ghetto and its aftermath
Debating the meaning of the milestone
Author Lily Brett explores everything from Hendrix to the Holocaust in a thinly veiled autobiographical novel
Gun-rights advocates cite Nazi laws in their defense of the Second Amendment. Is the comparison fair?
In my grandfather’s village, I found the man he’d been before memories of the Holocaust destroyed him
A new collection of Jerzy Kosinski’s interviews and speeches reveals an Everyman who worked on his own terms
After half a century tracking down Nazis for prosecution, Serge Klarsfeld says his work continues
The museum’s striking exhibit revives the work of Polish sculptor and Holocaust survivor Alina Szapocznikow
A drawing by an American, discovered in a Jerusalem junk shop, reveals German Jewry’s lost grandeur
Benoit Mandelbrot, the father of fractal geometry, pens a disturbing new memoir on mathematics—and survival
Teachers say it ‘harms the Palestinian cause’
Will a new conversation about tattoos include my reason for getting one: Jewish pride?
The author, like Israel, takes risks—and lives in opposition to nebbishy Jewish New Yorkers
Berlin’s Jewish Museum gave Judith Butler and Germans permission to indulge dangerous political impulses
Plus the Free Gaza Movement’s promotion of Holocaust revision
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.