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
Plus the former Penn State President speak
Culling the statements from Romney’s camp
Dispatch #2 from Quds Day in Berlin
The three factors that explain why a Republican president is no more likely to stage a pre-emptive attack
Plus Obama campaign launches Rabbis for Obama
Plus Rabbi Shmuley Boteach gets a huge Adelson boost
Plus a mysterious death in Paris
Plus a settler leader gets profiled by the Times
Plus a Gaza building boom?
Shimon Peres angers officials by saying Israel shouldn’t go it alone
Plus, Michael Oren says the Israeli embassy was targeted by Iran
Plus, an update on Hungary’s favorite alleged Nazi war criminal
Israel fears a crisis in Egypt, but the U.S. remains calm. How did these allies come to see things so differently?
But does the punishment fit the crime?
Also, Yom Kippur ultimatum to U.S. for commit to Iran strike?
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.