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
Sexism, misogyny, and religion take center stage in bold new exhibit
Smothering or mothering? That’s the question artist Mirta Kupferminc asks
Bidders angry after mysterious highest bidder backs out and auction restarts
The art critic is fighting an uphill battle
Say $200 million Guelph Treasure was sold under duress in 1935
The Jewish Museum exhibit features the painter’s work from 1930 to 1948
Joint Israeli and German operation led to suspected ringleader Itzhak Zarug
A controversy over possible censorship at the Jewish Museum continues
Bauhaus, bookstores, opinionated people, and strong coffee: On Israel Independence Day, a Tel Aviv-born artist captures the scenes of her native city
After Sept. 11, artist Aaron Fein began to make national flags out of white fabric; they became symbols not of nations but of community and refuge
Jeanette Ingberman—the co-founder of New York’s Exit Art gallery, who died last week—brought a Talmudic sensibility to avant-garde art
September exhibit in Russia without art as Chabad dispute intensifies
Manhattan congregation’s first permanent space boasts Assyrian art
Legal battle between Russia and Chabad heats up
Plus Palin’s ‘Bird-Nose,’ and more
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.