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 Palestinian plans and David Irving’s email, and more in the news
Plus elections deferred, spilling the beans, and more
Palestinian president won’t run in election called for January
If Israel won’t stop settlement construction
An explosion in Jerusalem may be inevitable, says an Israeli columnist
Between Fatah and Hamas, that is
At U.N. next month, albeit informally
Issues broadsides on Israel, Hamas
And, believe it or not, it’s the Palestinian Authority
Clinton says in Council on Foreign Relations address
IDF soldier part of Egypt-Israel-Fatah-Hamas deal
On new news-service website
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.