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
Violence in Gaza and Berlin, and more in the news
Plus Elijah’s cup and Gilad’s chair, and more in the news
Israel in China (not just on Sunday nights), and more
At this spring’s World Expo 2010 in Shanghai, Israel will show off its burgeoning bilateral relationship with the host country
Plus come back Sunday for the West Bank, and more in the news
Plus the China exemption, more power to Levin, and more in the news
Plus China anti-sanctions, U.K. acts on war crimes, and more in the news
Plus Dubai cause-of-death, Snooki’s glassy Purim, and more in the news
The upcoming Turkish-Japanese-American War, and more
Plus Iran’s big day, U.N. sanctions near, and MoHouse in the news
Plus Fatah and Hamas feud over electricity, and more in the news
Credits broadly popular positions, Jews in government
Plus China nixes sanctions, Lieberman rattles saber, and more
A watered-down emissions treaty could mean watered-down sanctions
And we write an entire item without making a Jews-and-Chinese food joke!
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.