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
According to reports, it was undamaged in today’s earthquake
Plus Poland’s ban on ritual slaughter will end supply of kosher meat
Plus Syrian rebels treated in Israel and returned to Syria
Plus Harvey Weinstein’s role in Michelle Obama’s Oscar appearance
Mohsen Fakhrizadeh-Mahabadi, Iran’s nuclear chief, was reportedly there
No, probably not. But the developments are compelling.
Plus the latest in Iran space and nuclear news
A source is reporting much of the underground Fordo site has been hit
Plus a look back on Lincoln Square Synagogue
Plus a new round of sanctions against Iran take hold
U.S. will strike Iran in 4-5 months if progress isn’t made
Leaked email shows Kenneth Roth comparing mullahs to Shas
And other questions we never thought we’d ask
The news comes days after Valerie Jarrett was said to be involved in Iran negotiations
Plus a look at foreign policy political ads
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.