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
September exhibit in Russia without art as Chabad dispute intensifies
Legal battle between Russia and Chabad heats up
Blumi Lazar’s nuptials—she’s the daughter of Berel Lazar, the chief rabbi of Russia—attracted 1,500 people to one of Moscow’s biggest parks, a scene that was unimaginable just 20 years ago
Plus, God may be on our side but time is not, and more in the news
The black hat and the maxi skirt have their day
Guma Aguiar, the possibly unstable Israeli sports tycoon!
Attack was believed to be accident; police searching for suspect
Plus, Bo (Belinsky) knows, and more
“From ‘Oy, Vey’ to OK,” says U.S. ambassador, via WikiLeaks
Plus Chabad vs. Russia, and more
Plus the settlers’ favorite former Alaska governor, and more
Plus Mumbai two years on, and more
Partying in Brooklyn, with 4,000 Chabad rabbis
Shanghai’s historic Ohel Rachel Synagogue was allowed to serve as a place of worship during the World Expo, which closes this week. Now what?
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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.