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
Sure it’s not a land deal, but maybe we’re getting somewhere?
The Newark mayor and Senate hopeful has got some game
Israel takes another small step toward Haredi conscription
How is Israel still responsible for regional peace?
The Child Lord of Instagram is friendly with all the rappers
Plus U.S. chides UN Human Rights Council for excessive focus on Israel
Plus President Obama may nix Israel trip if no new coalition forms
Plus Ambassador Oren’s close link to the Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane
Plus fact checking claims on Chuck Hagel
Plus more looks at the Israeli election
Plus impressive contents of the Afghan Geniza are revealed
Ezra Klein and Jeffrey Goldberg weigh in
Losing the only right answer
We must drop the assumption that there is no way to vanquish Hamas. Terrorists have been defeated before.
The film ‘Innocence of Muslims’ and the dangerous failing of the media
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.