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
U.N. report author sentenced 28 blacks to death
Plus the jokes Jones should have used, and more
Plus a new music school, a ‘Housewives’ spat, and more
Plus kids in government, Nimoy’s exit, and more
Plus words over water, a politicized rite, and more in the news
Pressure from S. African community will keep the judge from joining the hora
Plus have your cake and drink it too
Investigator, former Israeli diplomat take on Gaza War report
And now the U.N. General Assembly will debate it
Conference attendees suspect they’re to the left of the group
An admission they were broken, or needed update for age of terrorism?
Plus voices of reason, a scary costume and more
The end of New York’s Jewish voting bloc, plus Israel on Iran, a Chinese shift on Goldstone, and more in the news
Judge isn’t happy with reaction to his U.N. report
Plus bad advertising, a Hungarian wingnut, and more in the news
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.