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
Except that humans are destroying it
Even if he once made same charge himself
A Jerusalem farmers market brings produce across the Green Line
Does Human Rights Watch have an Israel problem?
That is, a workable state, whether granted statehood or not
Are Israel’s suburban malls destroying its urban centers?
An Israeli nightmare about rootlessness leads to financial ruin
How a murder by a British major helped end the British Mandate in Palestine
Even if Hebrew-language skills still elude him
A Saudi nuclear plant, a Satmar rivalry
Understanding Robert Novak’s controversial relationship with Israel and Judaism
Disgraced Israeli TV star found hanged in prison cell
Passport stamps, tales of two birthrights, and more in the news
Spanish banned, Oz in Italy, and fruit of the vine
Israel begs Cohen to add one more show
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.