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
The UNC-Duke rivalry goes way back
Plus those crazy L.A. ‘Persians,’ and more
And Scheyer could play for another Evil Empire
Will Jewish ex-Dukie play ball in Israel?
A first-person testimony of the Jewish basketball genius
An oxymoronic liberal Zionism, dogs!, and more
Coach Red Holzman led the Knicks to their only championships and an auspicious 613 wins
Cheerleaders! Too bad, says Israel’s basketball league.
Plus, understanding through translation, the war on lox, and more
Plus MoDo on the Saudis, directing indirect talks, and more in the news
Israeli baller stars in Nike ad
Plus Margolick on Kristol, Phil Jackson on mitzvot, and more
Plus R.I.P. Erich Segal, Hezbollah and drugs, and more
Campaign to send Israeli NBAer to Dallas game
Israel’s first NBA player gets the ‘Sports Illustrated’ treatment
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.