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
Stolen Kremlin records show how the Soviets, including Gorbachev, created many of today’s Middle East conflicts
Plus tension in Lebanon, Iranian provocation, and more in the news
Not really. Let us count the ways.
Israel and Jordan once worked together for peace. Now their alliance is collapsing, driven apart by the issue of refugee resettlement, and Jordan may be turning to Iran.
The prospects for a Palestinian state have rarely been more grim
J Street chief Jeremy Ben-Ami calls the plays for the first self-confident alternative Jewish establishment
Plus the first step on Iran is acceptance, and more
Israeli President Shimon Peres reflects on his mentor, his peace partner, and whether the State of Israel will survive
New book reveals PM’s motives
Plus a new peace push, if Netanyahu will have it, and more in the news
Uri Davis calls himself ‘a Palestinian, Hebrew, of Jewish origin, anti-Zionist’
It’s Israel’s fault, says Fatah
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.