The backlash against a finance minister’s recent remarks exposes a weakness in Germany’s embrace of their unique legacy
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 ‘A Bintel Brief,’ Liana Finck draws a love-letter to the cowards, stoolies, brides, and sons who inspired Abraham Cahan
As the NBA playoffs begin, a new book revives the big stars, drugs, sex, and rivalries of Magic Johnson’s 1980s basketball dynasty
The cab-driving poet and his wife marched alone together in the Israel Day Parade
Gabriel Negrin, 25, the new head rabbi of Athens, will soon become the country’s chief rabbi—with an eye on renewing traditions
Video: The former Soviet republic’s Jewish history dates back millennia. This simple recipe is one of the community’s treasures.
My grandfather told me his hometown no longer existed. But I found it—and finally came to appreciate my own heritage.
New York federal jury convicts Ponzi schemer’s former aides on all charges
‘I’ve made more money for Jewish people and charities than I’ve lost,’ he says
The 75-year-old convicted Ponzi schemer temporarily hospitalized last month
Plus Obama returns Ponzi-ist’s money, and more
Like Moses, who staked his place in history to defend his people after the Golden Calf debacle, Madoff, too, realized that the true value of money isn’t always what it seems
Elder son’s fate is not entirely unlike his father’s
To the neurotic urban parent, Sukkot might as well be called Booths of Death
Plus new U.N. sanctions, R.I.P. Zinn, and more in the news
Plus Polanski’s request, another Ponzi scheme, and more in the news
Plus Ponzi fatigue, mother tongues, and a strange souvenir
Another scam, Ahmadinejad in line, and a settler speaks
Inducted into new con artist hall of fame
In his memoir ‘Positive,’ Michael Saag warns that our broken health care system is more dangerous than the AIDS epidemic
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.