I got my start in a contentious corner of the Jewish press. It’s good to be here again.
Everything you need to know about world turmoil today—from Obama to Assad to ISIS—is in the ethos of the Corleone family
‘Chained wives,’ refused Jewish divorces by their husbands, take to social media
‘This Changes Everything’ is great, except for the parts that don’t add up
A veteran practitioner of the art of translation considers the challenges—and successes—of Hebrew literature
For centuries, Western classical music propelled listeners toward Christian salvation. Then Jewish music changed everything.
Even if the person you wronged doesn’t remember what you did, it can still make a difference to ask for forgiveness. Maybe.
As Yom Kippur approaches, I’ll share what I’ve learned about how to apologize—and how not to
After my mother died, I couldn’t recite the High Holiday prayer anymore—until I gained a new understanding of its words
Why one yeshiva principal collects baseballs signed by Talmud scholars instead of professional athletes
Teaching Israelis and Palestinians to ride longboards, I saw the power of the sport to bring kids together
Leaving London’s games without a single medal, Israel needs to get serious about its commitment to sports
After losing his eyesight serving in the Israeli Army, Zohar Sharon won the world championship for blind golf
Why American-born athletes Donald Sanford and Jillian Schwartz are competing for Israel’s team in London
How oversensitivity toward Germany’s Nazi past contributed to the murder of 11 Israeli athletes in 1972
The Dallas Cowboys Quarterback has been hooping in a JCC league all summer—and he isn’t holding back.
To better promote our interests, Jews should take a page from the International Olympic Committee
How a Polish Jewish refugee named Joseph Greenstein became a legendary Coney Island strongman
The Euro 2012 tournament displays a continent integrated and diverse—despite the other euro’s woes
Cleveland Brown Mitchell Schwartz and his brother, Geoff, a Minnesota Viking, are Jewish boys in the NFL
Even in a raucous sports culture, Betar Jerusalem fans stand out for their racist views and hooliganism
Detroit Tigers outfielder Delmon Young’s recent anti-Semitic tirade was a throwback to an era when bigotry was the norm in Major League Baseball
Jewish college basketball coaches will gather for their annual Final Four bagel brunch on Saturday, despite scandals surrounding two founding members
Trash-talking in the locker room, all-nighters by the TV—March Madness hits Israel, thanks to former NCAA ballers who play in the Israeli League
Unlikely arrangement saves ornate ark as NYC temple becomes condominium
Paul Berman, Matti Friedman, Todd Gitlin, Heather Rogers, and Marc Weitzmann Give Us Five Reasons to Celebrate the New Year
Israel’s elite intelligence force now accepts virtual applications
The real-life gangster was a few years too late for the Prohibition-era show
The rocker will perform a free concert at his former high school tonight
Haaretz writer booted from Birzeit conference; will an academic boycott ensue?
Visiting Warsaw with my uncle, I saw a different part of WWII history
Annual retreat draws a diverse group with a love for the Jewish language
Father of slain journalist Daniel Pearl calls production a ‘moral deformity’
On a new album, the captivating leader of the band Pharaoh’s Daughter reclaims the music that dominated her religious childhood
Chaya Ben Baruch’s sixth child was born with Down syndrome. Then she did what every good mother does—set out to find him a mate.
The dynamic conductor and genius behind ‘West Side Story’ also wrote classical works. Allen Shawn explores what they reveal.