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
The influential writer reflects on six decades of art, worry, and Jewish Princess jokes
Assassinated for his opposition to Zionism, de Haan’s life was a succession of scandals, from sex with young Arabs to radical diplomacy
‘This Changes Everything’ is great, except for the parts that don’t add up
The Book of Jonah teaches us to reach beyond our own community with the holiday’s message—whether we are accepted or rejected
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
The murder of Shaima Alawadi isn’t a sign of increasing prejudice, but of writers’ credulousness
The general was one of few who understood that Iran was at war with the U.S., and no bargain could be struck
In this report from the future, the U.S. pulls out of the Gulf as the Saudis cozy up to Avigdor Lieberman
The casino mogul is out $70 million as Jewish voters re-elect Obama and Jewish GOP candidates lose
In Forest Hills, a heavily Jewish neighborhood, one Romney voter said ‘The polls aren’t telling the truth’
A Jewish Democratic couple faces a ruined Rockaways home and fears ‘disaster’ at disorganized polling sites
The Republican’s vision—based on choice and dignity, not dependence—is why Jews should support him
What drives the president—the chasm between the world as it is and ought to be—is what drives the Jewish people
A poll shows that 85 percent of American-Israelis went for Romney. But some ask whether they should vote at all.
Are videos featuring Sarah Silverman and Samuel L. Jackson, put out by a Jewish Super PAC, swaying voters?
Prominent Jews like the Harvard lawyer have spent years criticizing Obama. So, why are they endorsing him?
Policies proposed by Mitt Romney, especially on education, are antithetical to fairness and compassion
The Republican remembered for a slur is using his Jewishness to help orchestrate his political comeback
As the presidential election nears, rabbis debate whether partisanship is part of their job description
The murders in Benghazi are the latest in a string of attacks on American diplomats to go unanswered by the U.S.
The New York Times substitutes a bogus headline for actual reporting
It was meeting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi
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
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.