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 Syria soon sans Assad, and more in the news
Plus Israel clears out embassy in Jordan, and more in the news
Plus Galliano convicted, tent protests tested, and more in the news
Envoy angrily rebuts lie that most Syrian protesters are ‘terrorists’
The military strategist talks about Israeli security, Henry Kissinger, the Arab Spring, and the death of Osama Bin Laden
Plus, Iran ominously moves nuclear production, and more in the news
Plus, cagey Iran, D.C. vs. Snyder, and more
Plus whence #j14?, Iran and the Arab Spring, and more in the news
Plus a fascinating look inside Syria
Plus Lebanon backs, Congress threatens U.N., and more in the news
Plus Kletzky dad sues confessed killer, and more
Plus, Syria heads for civil war, Gilad’s birthday, and more in the news
Plus, further Gaza warring, bulking Southern defenses, and more in the news
With the Arab Spring shaking the Middle East’s status quo, a new regional order is being born. As the recent attacks in Eilat and Be’er Sheva show, Israel is likely to pay a price.
Plus safer Sinai, Human Rights Council acts on Syria, 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.