The backlash against a finance minister’s recent remarks exposes a weakness in Germany’s embrace of their unique legacy
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
As the NBA playoffs begin, a new book revives the big stars, drugs, sex, and rivalries of Magic Johnson’s 1980s basketball dynasty
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’
Video: The former Soviet republic’s Jewish history dates back millennia. This simple recipe is one of the community’s treasures.
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.
IDF sappers defused what’s believed to be an Italian bomb
After a decade in Tel Aviv, European-trained baker Uri Scheft brings his Breads to Manhattan
Why Ruth Calderon, a Talmud scholar and rookie politician, has a shot at breaking the Orthodox monopoly on Judaism
According to a study, the city is seven behind NYC, 88 spots ahead of Tehran
A viral Facebook video saves an Israeli driver’s day
Known for its opulence, Google does its Tel Aviv employees a solid
Rain and snow have pelted the country, causing lots of damage
Plus Richard Ben Cramer dies at 62
An effort to revive the symbolic Israeli ship
Israelis are pessimistic, Iranians were involved
21 injured in attack; Fatah’s West Bank al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigade claims responsibility
Describing the indescribable
Progress made on ceasefire, but distance remains
Looking back on this week and looking nervously forward
Plus Tel Aviv bomb shelters opened, 16,000 reservists called up, and more
In his memoir ‘Positive,’ Michael Saag warns that our broken health care system is more dangerous than the AIDS epidemic
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.