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
Plus five detained members of Women of the Wall are released
Looking at Natan Sharansky’s proposal
The Jewish Agency chief promises that no arrests will be made
The Women of the Wall are not happy about this
The comedian’s sister’s protest of gender inequality at the Western Wall makes a case for holiness, not against
A controversial group gets a huge lift at the Kotel
Plus the Women of the Wall break through with largest service yet
At the Western Wall, the latest incarnation of an ancient Jewish battle between tradition and modernity
Plus Syrian police chief defects as post-Assad era looms
Plus the Women of the Wall return
Plus Macedonia holds its first-ever Limmud conference
Stories from beyond the northeast
In the wake of Anat Hoffman’s arrest, a global response
The Women of the Wall leader was wearing a prayer shawl
Some disheartening news for the fairer sex.
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.