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
The Talmud tells parents to teach our kids to swim. The Olympic champ and reality TV star makes that easier.
The Olympic gold medalist’s wild ride continues
Plus, remembering Raymond Harding–political powerbroker
Plus, United States pushes back on Iran intelligence report
The Nobel Prize/Olympic medal divide
Plus, Egypt and Israel both say security cooperation is at all-time high
The Olympic champion gives a shout out for Munich
Plus, Egypt admits it ignored Israel’s warning
When did the Queen of England, star of the Olympic opening ceremony, become a Jewish grandmother?
Meanwhile Ahmadinejad calls for Israel’s destruction…again
Labyrinthine Olympic tiebreaker rules deprive Raisman of third place
Plus the Obama/Dennis Ross split that never was
Captain Raisman anchors the U.S. team to gold
A gymnast’s parents momentarily steal the show
On the eve of the London Olympics, our tribute to the 11 Israelis murdered at the 1972 Munich games
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.