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
And a 16-year-old yeshiva student in Long Island chose today to make a bomb threat
Those who ran to help in Boston embody the ideal of ‘walking in God’s ways’
Eight-year-old victim identified as Martin Richard, of Dorchester.
My view from just above the marathon finish line
At least two dead, 49 injured
Zero Dark Thirty and the Israeli documentary The Gatekeepers are up for Academy Awards. Only one should win.
The late New York mayor told me he wanted to be remembered by my son Daniel Pearl’s final words: ‘I am Jewish.’
We must drop the assumption that there is no way to vanquish Hamas. Terrorists have been defeated before.
Saudi charities fund terrorists and their families—including Hamas’ late military chief Ahmed Jabari
Oh, and the Sudan-Gaza link
Plus French raids on domestic terror cells yields some frightening results
Post-Sept. 11 fear and regret loom over the gripping new season of the Emmy-winning terrorism drama
Plus cooking with Cel-Ray soda
Sunday marks the anniversary of the 1946 attack on the British. My 91-year-old grandfather helped carry it out.
Iran, Argentina, an Israeli response and more
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.