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
The climate is tense, but Europe’s Jewish leaders are more engaged than ever
Suicide bomber killed five Israeli tourists and their bus driver in 2012 attack
Suspects linked to Hezbollah’s military wing, Interior Ministry says
Plus debates continue over Japanese and Bulgarian WWII history
A top Bulgaria official believes the remaining culprits are in Lebanon
Plus Bulgaria to blame Iran and Hezbollah for Burgas bombing
Jewish Agency for Israel to send aid to family of Mustafa Kyosov
Plus Israeli Judo, Jewish basketball, and Iran
Reports claim Medhi Ghazeli was European, a Gitmo alum, linked to al Qaeda
Plus Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld together again
Plus cooking with Cel-Ray soda
Iran, Argentina, an Israeli response 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.