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
The upcoming Turkish-Japanese-American War, and more
Students receive a new kind of training
Should the Times yank him from the beat?
Potential conflict-of-interest explored
For converts, December can be the cruelest month
Plus the West Bank mosque arson’s aftermath, and more in the news
Blog responds to NYT article on Midwood
Plus landing a White House invite, Dylan vs. Diamond, and more
The NYT’s awful, heart-warming story about a Hebrew-speaking dog
To shill Jewish penicillin
Happy Columbus Day! Plus, Abbas flipped, the Coens dissed, and Potok staged
Says rabbi who gave famous 1990 sermon
The former ‘Nation’ editor and publisher remembers Sidney Zion, crusading journalist and renegade Jew
Turkey wants in, Lieberman picks a fight, and more
What a new movie can teach us
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.