In his memoir ‘Positive,’ Michael Saag warns that our broken health care system is more dangerous than the AIDS epidemic
In 1936, Nazis celebrated Easter with Judenrein eggs—but a new book of family letters shows the crisis didn’t translate
Abbas is facing an internal challenge to his leadership, and that—not Israeli housing plans—is why he’s bailing on Kerry
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
Exclusive footage of Anthony Ciccone singing his sister’s hit ‘Like a Prayer’: ‘It means something to me,’ he says
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
IDF confirms incident; skirmishes mild so far
Plus White House party controversy, Madoff gets some respect, and more in the news
Plus, making gelt, and bruchot for Beckham?
Plus, an East Jerusalem skirmish, Rothstein arraigned, and more
Territories’ first chain hotel coming soon to West Bank
West Bank gets second cell carrier, providing musical choices
Increasingly isolated, despairing society, with Shalit as metaphor
Palestinian workers governed by Jordanian laws, weaker than Israel’s
Desmond Tutu’s Palestinian activism reflects South Africa’s anti-Zionism
If they’re of Arab descent, ‘Forward’ says
Meantime, 3,175 cases diagnosed in Israel
Imagining Mamet, roaming charges, and the band that played on
Talk and more talk today in the news
Three opinions (but only one Jew) in today’s op-ed pages
Seen as a sop to right-wing parties
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.