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
Leaked footage offers a fitting send-off for Foxman’s five decades of service
The Holocaust survivor has led the advocacy organization for 27 years
Jewish leaders weigh in on Tablet’s condemnation of Pollard’s imprisonment
With panache, the rapper responds to charges of anti-Semitism
Admired or reviled—but never ignored—how has Peter Beinart created a firestorm with well-worn ideas about Israel and American Jews?
Left-influenced MSNBC ‘blacklisted’ him because he’s a Christian
Plus politics Valley-style, a pro-Israel symposium, and more
Plus the Supreme Court takes on Jerusalem, a Jew in Hogwarts, and more
Why the military should stay away from non-military questions
ADL head menschily criticizes Knesset’s J Street hearings
And why the ADL objects to it, too
Charlie Sheen demands (and deserves) an apology from the ADL
But apology is not for some; plus, the case of the missing blogpost!
Demands apology for Fox News host’s comments
Plus the ADL still likes Hank, and more in the news
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.