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
As the Knesset debates conscription for Haredim, some teens are already leaving their community to serve
The coalition game: Who’s in — and who’s out
Plus the Pentagon reverses ban on women in combat
Israel’s love affair with centrist parties enters new chapter with Yair Lapid
The Yesh Atid party leader shows his acting chops in a film from the nineties
The centrist’s simple but emotionally profound Zionism could lead to an Israel less at war with itself
Video: With exit polls predicting surprises, Jerusalemites explained who they voted for in today’s election—and why
Looking at the Israeli election’s big winner
With hours to go, some election surprises
Everything you wanted to know, but were too disenchanted to ask
Can an unlikely alliance of renegade rabbis and right-wing politicians strip the ultra-Orthodox of their power?
Israel’s new coalition echoes the unity government that came together on the eve of the Six Day War
Israel’s new political star in education mess
Plus PR amateur hour, and more
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.