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. snags $150m from Canadian bank linked to Hezbollah
Joe Lieberman rumored to be Romney pick for Secretary of State
Plus, Egypt admits it ignored Israel’s warning
Plus Mindy Meyer scores a major endorsement
Plus Nixon on the Jews, and more
Plus the Dersh calls for a settlement freeze, and more
It’s the children of Irgun fighters who are known as princes of the Israeli right. But Benzion Netanyahu was a scholar, not an underground militant.
Plus what’s going to happen to Egypt, and more in the news
Admired or reviled—but never ignored—how has Peter Beinart created a firestorm with well-worn ideas about Israel and American Jews?
As U.S. drops signals of dissuasion, Netanyahu, Israeli leaders press on
Plus A. Lieberman explains Syrian regime change, and more in the news
Plus, Galliano spotted in London, Kushner wants the Dodgers, and more
How do you say ‘unacceptable nuclear red line’ in Mandarin?
Plus Jews slowly heading for the GOP? and more
Plus updated intel on Iran, 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.