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
Rabbi Shalom Cohen has likened Modern Orthodox Jews to Amalek
A misleading New York Times op-ed distorts the entire Israeli political scene
Economic Minister Naftali Bennett walked out during Martin Schulz’s speech
It could create a viable Palestinian state. But will the parties go for it?
How the new structure advances the debate over prayer at the Western Wall
The potential new mayors of Tel Aviv, Haifa, and Jerusalem
Plus an argument for European Jews heading elsewhere, and more in the news
That’s about all anyone is saying right now
Israeli Knesset OKs referendum bill on withdrawal
A round-up of very little diplomatic news
If a referendum occurs, more than half of those polled would vote in favor
Barring a late breakthrough, Kerry to return to U.S. after failed peace push
Ex-Shin Bet head Yuval Diskin warns that Israel’s leaders appear to be dangerously detached from reality
Poll reveals Israelis don’t want leaders considering American Jews’ positions
Bubba urges peace at a fête for Shimon Peres
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.