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 Yankee fans give a ‘Sweet Caroline’ tribute to Boston victims
Eight-year-old victim identified as Martin Richard, of Dorchester.
It can see up to eight years into the future
According to reports, it was undamaged in today’s earthquake
Plus Poland’s ban on ritual slaughter will end supply of kosher meat
A scary incident in Austria shows that in the standoff against Iran, Europe is not standing up to the mullahs
Plus New York’s circumcision consent form is not stopping a problem
Plus an explosive new report on the Prisoner X saga
Plus Obama says settlement freeze shouldn’t be a precondition to peace talks
And other highlights from Bibi-Obama Press Conference
Plus new Israeli government to be sworn in today
No, and some pundits are distorting a pro-Israel resolution to say so
Plus Syrian rebels treated in Israel and returned to Syria
Chuck Hagel will be secretary of Defense, and Iran will go nuclear. So much for an all-powerful Israel Lobby.
Plus Harvey Weinstein’s role in Michelle Obama’s Oscar appearance
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.