The backlash against a finance minister’s recent remarks exposes a weakness in Germany’s embrace of their unique legacy
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 ‘A Bintel Brief,’ Liana Finck draws a love-letter to the cowards, stoolies, brides, and sons who inspired Abraham Cahan
As the NBA playoffs begin, a new book revives the big stars, drugs, sex, and rivalries of Magic Johnson’s 1980s basketball dynasty
The cab-driving poet and his wife marched alone together in the Israel Day Parade
Gabriel Negrin, 25, the new head rabbi of Athens, will soon become the country’s chief rabbi—with an eye on renewing traditions
Video: The former Soviet republic’s Jewish history dates back millennia. This simple recipe is one of the community’s treasures.
My grandfather told me his hometown no longer existed. But I found it—and finally came to appreciate my own heritage.
Plus a Jewish ‘Jersey Shore,’ and more
Are they all Palestinians now?
Salam Fayyad tries to build a state
Plus Highway 443 revisited, and more in the news
Plus cruise control, building battle, and more in the news
Plus nukes in Prague, sex in the West Bank, and more in the news
Did Obama apply pressure at the wrong time?
Plus death by Gaza rocket and more in the news
Plus the talks must go on, Iranian dissenters, and more in the news
Israeli move seems designed to antagonize
What a democratic revolution in Iran would mean for the Islamic Republic’s relationship with Israel
Plus skirmish over Lebanon, Palestinian sex scandal, and more in the news
Plus Abbas OKs indirect talks, a mohel’s grandson for VP, and more in the news
On the Golan, Hamas, and—yes—J Street
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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.