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
Why are we so crazy when it comes to vaccines?
Plus another flu casualty, Clinton keeps clarifying, and more in the news
‘DocRock’ and five prevention tips
Plus a break for Baltimore’s Jewish paper, Yiddish flu-prevention, and more
Chabadniks in South Dakota, Barak works the phones, and more in the news
Meantime, 3,175 cases diagnosed in Israel
Freedom of the press, fight or flight, and juice for Jesus
Charms, gripes, and the language of racism
Rabbis and kabbalists take a ‘prayer flight’ over Israel to stop swine flu
West Bank not so lucky
Manhattan’s Ramaz closes for middle schoolers
Plus, a beer becomes a man and crankiness becomes a disease
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.