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
For the Christmas spirit, Israelis look to their Filipino caregivers
In Israel, graffiti tells all sides of the story
The success of Subliminal, Israel’s most popular rapper, is a reflection of the Jewish state’s conservative moment
David Grossman, Amos Oz, and A.B. Yehoshua have won international acclaim for being the intellectual leaders of Israel’s peace camp. It’s undeserved.
As he unveils a new line of affordable Judaica, architect Richard Meier reflects on his Jewishness
Plus anti-anti-Semitism at Yale, and more
A hot day in Tel Aviv, a bored child, and a discussion of the Commandments
A thousand children of migrant workers await deportation from Israel
Plus Pinsky and the Boss, and more
Plus Gallaudet’s Jewish head, survivors’ cancer, and more
A look at Anat Kamm, who leaked secret IDF documents to a Haaretz reporter
Spy vs. spy intrigue between the CIA and Israel, centered around the U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv
Tel Aviv culture clash, sprechen sie Deutsch?, and more
Can a porn fetish save a crazed killer?
But at both far ends of political spectrum, memories aren’t so fond
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.