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
Bloomberg issues statement on Operation Pillar of Defense
Reports that Rishon Letzion, Jaffa have been hit by Hamas rockets
Sabich, the ultimate Israeli street food, has made a legend out of quirky store-owner Oved Daniel
A letter from Tel Aviv on the impact of Obama re-election
At NOLA bakery, Israelis sample pecan pie and buttermilk biscuits—with a side order of American culture
Tel Aviv’s fashion week is torn in two, but politicization has been stitched into the country’s fabric since 1949
I’ve taught my children to love Israel. This summer, I tried to start a more complicated conversation.
The ‘Homeland’ star flirts with Tel Aviv
Tel-Aviv-based band Men of North Country has become a neo-Mod sensation in London
Judaism’s wheel has many spokes
Israel’s main library remains underfunded and short on staff, even as neighboring cultural institutions thrive
Half-Jewish rocker to make an extended first stay
Plus, United States pushes back on Iran intelligence report
Days after being stabbed in a Tel Aviv café, my African student remains determined to learn the Aleph-Bet
Beppe Grillo under fire for anti-government poem based on ‘If This Is a Man’
Funny or Die’s solution to gratuitous violence in movies: a menschy 007
Authorities discovered the trove, headed for Belgium, during a cargo search
Is his attack on Ben Brantley a star’s bruised ego or something more…artistic?
Rabbi Shalom Cohen has likened Modern Orthodox Jews to Amalek
The first Clinton grandchild is due later this year
Vaan Nguyen, child of Vietnamese refugees, is one of Israel’s rising stars
Leaflets telling Jews to register with authorities not actually from ‘authorities’
‘Hate speech’ charges stemmed from 2012 Rolling Stone interview
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.