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
Military issues official siddur for the first time since World War II
The unpiloted AirMule can fly with up to 800 pounds of cargo
How last month’s attacks in Nairobi, a reminder of the Mumbai siege, may bring them even closer together
Jewish tradition is weighted definitively against pacifism. But does that mean drone warfare is kosher?
In Fortress Israel, journalist Patrick Tyler argues that the country’s warrior ethos impedes Mideast peace
American veterans of the Israeli army face alienation from their peers in both countries. A group called Aluf Stone gives them a place to belong.
But Barak doesn’t like it, plus peace-talk status reports, military exercises, and more in the news
Perennial prize-winners, fear of Christ, and Gibson’s luck
Like generations of Jewish service members, my husband, a Navy pilot, will spend the High Holidays overseas
France, rhetoric, and the soldiering life
Boca congressman gets event rescheduled
Use training for nefarious purposes, Salon says
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.