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
How well do you know your Hebrew phrases?
Or should that be ‘Love and Guns’?
Israelis have a hard time settling differences, let alone settlements
Let’s call this a party
All good things must come to an end
In Israel, gentrification is about religion, not class
For the Christmas spirit, Israelis look to their Filipino caregivers
A tragedy in Israel lets the ‘ethnic genie’ out of the bottle
What the Gaza operation and dreidels have in common
Are foreigners welcome in Israel?
Is organized labor protest divinely ordained?
In Israel, ‘politics’ is not politics as usual
Your weekly dose of Israelispeak
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.