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
New ambassador attends D.C. power-synagogue Adas Israel
Plus, God may be on our side but time is not, and more in the news
Plus Oren stands up for Israel, and more in the news
Can you outdumb The Island?
‘VF’ piece suggests worm may not be the panacea many hoped
Discussing the recent burst of celebrity anti-Semitism—and whether it really matters—with Abraham Foxman, Jeffrey Goldberg, Emily Nussbaum, and Matthew Hiltzik
Plus Giffords is Good, and more in the news
Cutting through the last week’s thicket of rhetoric
Will anti-settlement sentiment prove a tipping point?
Leaks also confirm that Arab states favor bombing
Why the U.S. cut the freeze-extension deal
Words Jews use
Why Jews remain important players in a global struggle
Plus Archbishop Tutu calls for boycott, and more
A pillar of Washington, D.C., intellectual life
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.