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
Plus Turkey accuses Russia of arming Syria, and more
The White House wants credit for successes but blames Israel for failures, a New York Times exposé shows
The special vice-presidential edition of our wedding of the week
Plus Egyptian Islamists flailing, and more in the news
UPDATED: Many conference attendees stand to the left of the official party line; some support the boycott of products made in West Bank settlements
Plus new Iran sanctions, the king of Jordan’s trip, and more in the news
VP playing major role in effort to shore up Jewish Democrats
Plus the region-shaking, U.S. politicking, Moussa, and more
But urgency on Iran cuts both ways
Plus Israel to withdraw from Ghajar, and more in the news
Plus the first step on Iran is acceptance, and more
Our dispatch from the White House party
Malcolm Hoenlein has served as the unofficial king of the Jews for the past three decades, but a combination of forces threatens his rule
Chicago lawyer Alan Solow is the putative spokesman for American Jewry, but does he have what it takes to manage the community’s increasingly complex relationship with the Obama Administration?
Fallout from last week’s East J’lem announcement continues
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.