The backlash against a finance minister’s recent remarks exposes a weakness in Germany’s embrace of their unique legacy
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 ‘A Bintel Brief,’ Liana Finck draws a love-letter to the cowards, stoolies, brides, and sons who inspired Abraham Cahan
As the NBA playoffs begin, a new book revives the big stars, drugs, sex, and rivalries of Magic Johnson’s 1980s basketball dynasty
The cab-driving poet and his wife marched alone together in the Israel Day Parade
Gabriel Negrin, 25, the new head rabbi of Athens, will soon become the country’s chief rabbi—with an eye on renewing traditions
Video: The former Soviet republic’s Jewish history dates back millennia. This simple recipe is one of the community’s treasures.
My grandfather told me his hometown no longer existed. But I found it—and finally came to appreciate my own heritage.
Plus Franz Kafka’s unpublished work will go to Jerusalem
It’s time to admit that banning Mein Kampf while allowing anti-Islam cartoons is a double-standard
Plus Sherman v. Berman: a rumble of the Jews?
Saudi Arabia, China, and Iran ban books. Why are they being honored on the European book-fair circuit?
Or perhaps proof of why we need more Jewish holidays
Plus the German Cabinet sets date to discuss circumcision amendment
Thomas Friedman, Elliott Abrams, Walter Russell Mead, and Aaron David Miller advise the next president
Plus Bar Refaeli wants to make a sex tape
Apparently rural American whites prefer Ahmadinejad to Obama
Plus Syrian refugee toll could rise as high as 700,000
The United Nations and the bomb diagram
The Iranian leader went a different route yesterday
Plus Syria’s bloodiest day yet
Avoiding the U.N. circus would have sent a stronger message about the gravity of the Iranian threat
Plus the legendary Chuck Norris to visit Israel
In his memoir ‘Positive,’ Michael Saag warns that our broken health care system is more dangerous than the AIDS epidemic
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.