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
Plus intel is that Iran hasn’t yet decided on bomb, and more in the news
Plus safer Sinai, Human Rights Council acts on Syria, and more in the news
Plus Iron Dome debuts, an AIPAC apology, and more
Plus Ed Koch now in bridge form, and more
Plus Obama’s new ambassador, and more in the news
Plus, long live @Mayor Emanuel!
Wariness over Egypt and Jordan, and hope for common ground
Plus Oliver Stone on Jewish media dominance, and more
Plus what Mad Mel said now, and more
Plus Ireland requests boat’s passage, and more
But Obama is more powerful than ever; and more in the news
U.N. watchdog warns ‘non-Muslim minorities in the Mideast’
Plus, Holocaust jokes, a rogue oil trader, and more
Security Council debates, boos for Condoleezza, and kosher candy
But it might mean the end of limited Israel wars
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.