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
And how that discussion is impoverished
Plus Obama may go into his own specifics, and more in the news
Plus WikiLeaks makes another splash, and more in the news
Plus Israeli talks, Israeli Apartheid Week, and more
Plus Mormons are the new Jews, Avodah goes to Israel, and more
On Iran, the parallels are inexact, but the lessons remain instructive
Plus humanitarian aid for Homs, and more in the news
Plus Anne Frank is now a Mormon (except not), and more in the news
And question linger: can Israel successfully pull off an attack?
Plus Sarachek’s successor at Yeshiva U, and more
Plus Iran not giving up program, and more in the news
Evidence is that regime is shaky, arguably making attack less advisable
Advocacy of diplomacy signals U.S. willingness to use war
U.S. and Israeli officials disagree over timeline, responses
Plus, harsher nuclear report, the frontlines in Syria, 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.