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
The compelling, intimate look at the family glosses over one important detail
Should rabbis and other clerics engage in politics? Only, it seems, if they support liberal policies.
A bruising election keeps bruising
The casino mogul is out $70 million as Jewish voters re-elect Obama and Jewish GOP candidates lose
Republicans expand their control of the House of Representatives
In Pittsburgh, signs read “Obama… Oy Vey”
In Forest Hills, a heavily Jewish neighborhood, one Romney voter said ‘The polls aren’t telling the truth’
How the statistician has permanently changed the polling game
Plus a presidential zombie face-off, Peruvian shamans weigh in, and more
A Jewish Democratic couple faces a ruined Rockaways home and fears ‘disaster’ at disorganized polling sites
The Republican’s vision—based on choice and dignity, not dependence—is why Jews should support him
What drives the president—the chasm between the world as it is and ought to be—is what drives the Jewish people
Obama’s Jack Lew and Romney’s Tevi Troy Spar, Then Pray, In Cleveland
A poll shows that 85 percent of American-Israelis went for Romney. But some ask whether they should vote at all.
A child lashes out at Bronco Bamma and Mitt Romney
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.