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
Conservative showman speaks at the Republican Jewish Coalition’s fundraiser
Plus U.S. electioneering on Israel, and more in the news
Speech, designed to help Israel with Europe, could hurt Obama at home
The Jewish state’s strongest supporters (and leader) don’t want it politicized
Does this make him the 12th Jewish senator?
Plus yes that is a creepy Sharon sculpture, and more
The identity gets a makeover
Candidate in Democratic primary supports it; most oppose her
Plus Jews compliment Hitler, Who Dat?!, and more
The end of Jewish-Dem alliance? Not so fast, notes JTA.
Charms, gripes, and the language of racism
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.