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 Boston bombing suspect getting donations, setbacks in Syria, and more
Plus Avigdor Lieberman will not resign…yet
Plus Obama’s bold cyberwar campaign, and more in the news
Susan Rice stands up for the United Nations
Civil war is next as regional actors jockey for position
Vetoed U.N. sanctions still betray which way the wind is blowing
Plus Galliano convicted, tent protests tested, and more in the news
And continued speculation on why Goldstone changed his mind
Plus U.N. posturing, Lebanese blaming, and more in the news
In other news, someone should be fired for diplomatic malpractice
Plus go hug an Armenian! and more
But has nothing to say about Netanyahu
No peace talks, Ahmadinejad’s old song, 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.