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
Remembering to focus on smart and mindful eating
Making a mental list of the items I’ve misplaced this year, and letting it all go
What our interactions with strangers reveal about ourselves
Sex is prohibited on Yom Kippur—all the more reason to talk about it now
In Judaism we kiss mezuzahs and Torah scrolls—and also the people we love
Taking stock of what hurts—and why
How sleep fits into the bigger picture of living well
A case for undertaking a weekly digital detox
The importance of slowing down and taking a few deep breaths
Weighing in, physically and emotionally, as the 40 days begin
Daily tools, tasks, and intentions to get you focused and ready for a new year
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.