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
A famous headline corrected, and a baseball legacy revisited
The historical relationship—and the proximity to power it afforded—enabled wider acceptance of Jews in America
The Bluths, returning this weekend for a fourth season, are the Jewish world’s archetypal family
At least…according to the Atlantic
Losing the only right answer
The JFNA General Assembly gets evacuated
Thomas Friedman, Elliott Abrams, Walter Russell Mead, and Aaron David Miller advise the next president
Ignoring cultural difference and overestimating politics has left us without a resolution. We can do better.
Quote of the Week: Astronaut Edition
But his subject is 1980s South Africa and Paul Simon
Friedman calls on prime minister to put his new coalition to work on peace
The first free presidential election in Egypt begins today. No matter the winner, liberal democracy has lost.
Thomas Friedman calls for Palestinian resistance along with a plan
Plus Homs pulverized, Adelson’s new agenda, and more in the news
Debating Israel in an election year
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.