In his memoir ‘Positive,’ Michael Saag warns that our broken health care system is more dangerous than the AIDS epidemic
In 1936, Nazis celebrated Easter with Judenrein eggs—but a new book of family letters shows the crisis didn’t translate
Abbas is facing an internal challenge to his leadership, and that—not Israeli housing plans—is why he’s bailing on Kerry
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
Exclusive footage of Anthony Ciccone singing his sister’s hit ‘Like a Prayer’: ‘It means something to me,’ he says
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 Egypt’s new ambassador to Israel arrives, Jordan reinstates theirs as well
Teachers say it ‘harms the Palestinian cause’
Protests against the monarchy—the biggest since the Arab Spring began—are bad news for Israel and the U.S.
A solution for the oft-bombed gas pipeline between Israel and Egypt
Plus Syria transition plan shockingly fails, and more in the news
Plus a new Egyptian constitution, and more in the news
Plus Abbas reacts to the Arab Spring, and more in the news
Plus UCSD controversy, the new face of Jewish Germany, and more
Plus yet another new government in Jordan, and more in the news
What remains of Revisionist Zionism, the ideology of the late Benzion Netanyahu, is its 11th commandment: Don’t be a fool.
Plus $100k up for grabs! and more in the news
Plus Egypt prisoner swap in the works, and more in the news
Plus Israel takes credit for further sanctions, and more in the news
Plus sanctions cause India to stop buying Iranian oil, and more in the news
Plus, Ford on Syria, Kat Power cancels Israel concert, and more in the news
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.