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
Plus no aliyah for the iPad, name games, and more
Not of the clean variety
On Yom HaShoah, one woman’s story of tunneling from a Polish work camp
Plus dirty soup, matzo (basket)ball, and more
Plus Hitler the abortionist, the Sabbath Manifesto, and more
Mardi Gras Jieuxs Krewes, Nazis courting Muslims, and more
A new book examines how the Nazis tailored their message for Arab and Muslim audiences
Also some Nazi controversy, but who really cares?
No wonder he looks unhappy!
Plus the IDF targets Bar Refaeli, and more
Anne Frank protector who saved diaries after arrest was 100
Plus post-Holocaust Picassos, Vampire Weekend’s Jewishness, and more
Plus is the construction freeze bad for the environment?
New ‘book’ ‘says’ that the Union inspired the Nazis
Well, she set it in 1936, but Germans are now reinstating it
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.