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 Israeli Air Forces responds to Palestinian mortars by attacking rocket launchers
Following backlash, D.C. museum will investigate further (updated)
And then stonewalls reporters asking about it
UN report casts doubt on Israeli fault in the death of a Palestinian infant
Plus Harvey Weinstein’s role in Michelle Obama’s Oscar appearance
A look at Gaza’s beleaguered neighbor
It snows in Israel at least once every winter. So, why does the Israeli media cover it as though it was a war?
Plus a member of Satmar community gets indicted on attack on rabbi
Two dispatches tell the same story for Jews and Israelis
The must-have accessory of the season
If the past few weeks are any guide, it looks like the open feud between Jerusalem and Washington is over
Is it actually the “death knell” for the two-state solution?
Josh Hantman talks Operation Pillar of Defense and the life of a spokesman
According to his widow, Ribhi Badawi had been in Hamas prison
Plus the return of Tzipi and Mile End gets chippy
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.