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
A liberal Jewish journalist in Israel wonders where her allegiance lies
The U.S. and Israel hash it out through articles
A haftorah of dark times and core beliefs
Part 3: Inventing Our Life examines the kibbutz movement at 100 years old, facing a rocky past and a promising future
Seen as provocation against Israel
Israel and Arab states share fear of Iran
The Settlers offers a gloomy view of how continued occupation of the West Bank will affect Israel and Zionism
Part 2: Inventing Our Life examines the kibbutz movement at 100 years old, facing a rocky past and a promising future
Plus Obama tries (again) to engage Iran, and more in the news
Lebanon’s government provoked deadly skirmish
Toby Perl Freilich’s forthcoming documentary examines the 100-year history of the kibbutz
Inventing Our Life examines the kibbutz movement at 100 years old, facing a rocky past and a promising future.
Rotem bill, currently frozen, provoked strong opposition stateside
Young Jewish anti-Zionists struggle to find community
The classical-music giant, and more
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.