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
Plus the problem with intervening in Syria, Wallenberg’s 100th, and more
Plus more Israeli-Palestinian talks, and more in the news
First in the nation, 25th in Jews!
Prominent Jewish donor funds ad campaign to take down frontrunner
Plus Paul vs. Kristol, the Lego Auschwitz, and more
Mitt Romney won the Iowa caucuses, but all the presidential candidates are vying to show their love for Israel. How far will they go?
And why he can’t be so neatly separated from the GOP field
Plus Ed Koch vs. Ron Paul, and more
Paul specter looms even as Romney positions self
Plus ‘Israel Firsters,’ the Americans of Beit Shemesh, and more
Plus Bibi warns he won’t negotiate with Hamas, and more
Plus more things Ron Paul signed his name to, and more in the news
Newsletters have come back from the dead to doom him
Debating Israel in an election year
This should trouble Jews, and could cause a political maelstrom
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.