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
One Iowa Republican wants to find out
City Councilman Brad Lander’s coalition includes Hasids and J Streeters—but can he move beyond Brooklyn?
Plus will Great Britain exit the EU? Prolly not.
VP playing major role in effort to shore up Jewish Democrats
‘Unusual circumstances,’ ‘unique’ district are culprits for loss, they say
Thank God it’s on the wane!
Plus START supporters hone in on AIPAC, and more
N.Y. congressman was Schumer’s mentor-turned-foe
Plus Schumer won’t be leader, Feingold won’t be president
GOP gains empower Cantor, not Schumer
Rating the candidates’ chances
Plus find out what The Skunk is, and more in the news
When it comes to criticizing Obama on Israel, he says yes
Plus, Chuck wants his money back!
N.Y. pols abandon J Street, a rough pageant, and a would-be Jewish state
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.