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.
The authors’ theories about chosenness may be wrong for everyone in the world—except pop stars
Ariel Marcus Rosenberg comes of age
Shmuley Boteach wants the government to extend blue laws and subsidize marriage counseling—and he’s running for Congress as a Republican
Pro-Israel Congresswoman Shelley Berkley, Democrat from Las Vegas, rides a hot streak
Complete with lousy ‘Thriller’ jokes
At least according to Shmuley Boteach book
Longtime ‘Variety’ columnist prompted Michael Jackson to change anti-Semitic lyric
Canada’s Israel boycott, Morocco’s Shoah recognition
Roseanne says Michael Jackson’s kids are Jewish
Fashion plates, golden coffins, and bad verse
Hamas and Israel both guilty, Rome adopts Shalit, and more from the news.
Faux paranoia, a subway skirmish, and a good call by God
Notes on the passing of a star
In his memoir ‘Positive,’ Michael Saag warns that our broken health care system is more dangerous than the AIDS epidemic
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.