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
Plus U.S. chides UN Human Rights Council for excessive focus on Israel
Plus Lapid and Bennett relinquish requests for Deputy PM titles
Plus last conspirator to kill Hitler dies at age 90
Plus breaking down who got their Hagel predictions wrong
Bibi Netanyahu, Lena Dunham, Nate Silver, and other members of the Jewish conspiracy toast the new year
Plus a possible detente with Turkey and Israel?
The Olympic gold medalist’s wild ride continues
Plus, an update on Hungary’s favorite alleged Nazi war criminal
Aly Raisman may have revived a tune
Plus, remembering Raymond Harding–political powerbroker
Leaving London’s games without a single medal, Israel needs to get serious about its commitment to sports
The Olympic champion gives a shout out for Munich
Plus, Egypt admits it ignored Israel’s warning
Labyrinthine Olympic tiebreaker rules deprive Raisman of third place
Captain Raisman anchors the U.S. team to gold
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.