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
… but Yiddish is still Yiddish, Rep. Pelosi!
Plus Ed Koch now in bridge form, and more
Plus the freeze in writing, and more
The things he said today
Rally host doesn’t regret inclusion of fatwa-supporter
Jon Stewart’s ‘Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear’ was a wasted opportunity for liberals
Plus a contemporary cause on ancient walls, and more in the news
Viva Shelley Berkley, and more
While Colbert and Stewart face off in D.C., parents, too, hover between sanity and fear
Plus Dems defend J Street, and more
CNN host is Elders’ latest victim
Plus nuclear reactors for all, and more
Plus mass nudity at the Dead Sea, and more
Plus mathematician rejects prize money, and more
Plus Yuri wants a rematch, and more
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.