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
On the rise, Zvia Margaliot is a winning poetry slams and winning fans
And other questions we never thought we’d ask
Plus more arrests are made in Toulouse shooting
Once-maligned Labor politician Amir Peretz explains how he saw what many decorated generals did not
Plus a report that Israel wanted to bomb Syria chemical stockpiles
From Golda Meir’s chicken soup to Jack Lew’s potato kugel
And Ehud Olmert goes to crazy lengths to attack Netanyahu
Is it actually the “death knell” for the two-state solution?
Plus Salam Fayyad speaks and looking at anti-Semitism in Boston schools
In Sweden, a respected magazine is reviving the canard that the IDF plundered the organs of Palestinians
Plus, is Israel retaliating for the UN vote?
Examining the unlikely alliance
A primer on the frustration about yesterday’s happenings
Plus Jerry Finkelstein, icon of New York high society and politics, dies at 96
The actual and symbolic value of non-observer status
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.