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 Fortress Israel, journalist Patrick Tyler argues that the country’s warrior ethos impedes Mideast peace
Will threat fatigue push Iran in the zone of immunity?
Plus anti-Semitic Elmo is back
Plus Romney on one-state solution and Gilad Shalit’s Rosh Hashanah letter
The disease has spread and it looks like global chicken pox
How sanctions linking Hezbollah chief to Assad regime could pay dividends
The film ‘Innocence of Muslims’ and the dangerous failing of the media
Plus American kidnapped by al-Qaida asks Netanyahu to intervene
Plus President Obama clarifies U.S. relationship with Egypt: “not an ally”
Plus Mass. rabbis and Jewish organizations weigh in on assisted suicide
Plus Canadian severs ties with Iran, kicks out diplomats
Plus the Democratic platform: no word on Jerusalem
Plus circumcision complaint against second German rabbi dropped
Hanin Ghaddar on the fate of Hezbollah if Assad falls
Plus how to survive a bar fight using Krav Maga
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.