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
Michael Oren, Israel’s U.S. ambassador, says Washington will always need his country as an ally
Plus reverse flotillas, and more in the news
Robert Malley, a former Clinton official, says Hamas must be engaged
Plus Petraeus denies ‘linkage,’ and more in the news
P.A. children’s show propagandizes to Israeli Arabs
Today in the Dubai Murder Mystery
Plus not-free speech, Silver Jew, and more
Plus new U.S. Syria envoy also killed Jesse James, and more
Plus Iran’s big day, U.N. sanctions near, and MoHouse in the news
Plus Fatah and Hamas feud over electricity, and more in the news
The Israeli-soldier character is, let us say, not the hero
Is Salam Fayyad the Palestinian Ben-Gurion?
Settlers refuse to comply
Crisis mounts, a smaller White House Hanukkah, and more in the news
U.S., Europeans, Hamas all voice objections
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.