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
Turkey anchors all Thanksgivings, but families flavor the meal with preparation and sides—like my mother’s marshmallow-topped sweet-potato tsimmes
A discredited regime still afloat
And the Dead Sea experiences shrinkage
Plus what’s next after UNESCO, Gilad Shalit tsk-tsked, and more
Plus kosher joint an NYPD/OWS casualty, and more
Plus Madoff suicide revelation, Egypt’s new F-16, and more in the news
Report: IHH-sponsored boats will leave Turkey for Gaza on Sunday
Plus, the new Security Council, Erdogan backlash, and more in the news
The cost is staggering, the reward inarticulable
Vetoed U.N. sanctions still betray which way the wind is blowing
Can anything bring the two nations to détente?
Plus, hikers released, Jewish outreach, and more in the news
U.S. abandonment of the old Middle East order has led to provocations against Israel, which are likely to intensify after the Palestinian statehood vote
Plus blaming the Orthodox, Oren and the Lakers, and more
Has Netanyahu prepared his country for this trying moment?
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.