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, to the shores of Tripoli, pressure to escalate in Gaza, and more in the news
Plus, the new Sinai, and more in the news
While Israel sits in the catbird seat
Plus, U.S. prepares to call for Assad to step down, and more in the news
Plus, Hezbollah gets feistier, Weiner’s district, and more in the news
U.N. flotilla report delayed again so that negotiations can continue
Plus, Clinton criticizes flotilla, Netanyahu Facebook scandal, and more in the news
Plus, Abbas says he would skip U.N. push, and more in the news
As the oil-poor Arab states of Egypt, Tunisia, Syria, and Yemen face food and fuel shortages in the aftermath of upheaval there, Israel stands to emerge with an even stronger position in the region
Plus, Winehouse’s life imitates her art, and more
How the past several days of nutsiness may help Israel at the U.N.
Plus Obama at AIPAC, Obama vs. Iran, and more
And continued speculation on why Goldstone changed his mind
And how it could prompt real concessions from Israel and the U.S.
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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.