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
If Israel won’t stop settlement construction
Plus Iran, Russia, Lebanon, and more in the news
Says Iran, plus a new charge against Israel and more in the news
And Fatah says government will fall if report isn’t approved
Molestation arrests up in Brooklyn, mock court puts Abbas in slammer, Maurice Sendak, and more
According to memo obtained by AP
Happy Columbus Day! Plus, Abbas flipped, the Coens dissed, and Potok staged
Charges Erekat, dimming hopes for peace deal
A stymied traveler, disputed history, and more in the news
A shul to close, a school to open, and more in the news
But what does he mean by a contiguous Palestinian state?
Maybe, says Abbas. Now, says Obama.
Obama says one thing, Peres says another, and more in the news
As Obama sits down with Netanyahu and Abbas, a brief history of the trilateral summit
No peace talks, Ahmadinejad’s old song, 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.