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
William Cowan, a former aide to Governor Deval Patrick, will represent Massachusetts
Jews in the House are leaving in droves
The Jewish Speaker of the House that could’ve been.
Plus the NYT on our turf, and more
Plus, Eichmann items on display, quoting Barney Frank, and more
Barney Frank is very funny, but why?
Without haggling, convicted spy could gain freedom
Alleges spy’s full damage remains untold
Thirty-nine Democratic reps. urge Obama
Plus Schumer won’t be leader, Feingold won’t be president
GOP gains empower Cantor, not Schumer
Jewish liberalism, spiritual boredom, and crock-pot miracles
A Torah portion of speaking up and standing out
For comparing Obama’s health-care plans to Nazis
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.