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
Research shows Archbishop of New York’s mother was born Jewish, converted
If there are moral victories to be had, a vote for Lou Reed is one of them
Former Met Council on Jewish Poverty chief probed for financial misconduct
Talking to director Neil Barsky about Hizzoner’s enduring political legacy
Tom Allon’s candidacy didn’t exactly take off
Hizzoner’s friends received figurines weeks after Koch’s death
Plus Christine Quinn weighs the pros and cons of a Koch endorsement
Rozanne Gold remembers cooking for Hizzoner
More interviews of Hizzoner have been released
A look back on the week that was
Plus Haifa airport evacuated, third Iron Dome battery moves north
A dispatch from Hizzoner’s funeral
Plus the full broadcast from Ed Koch’s funeral
An excerpt from Stars of David: Prominent Jews Talk About Being Jewish
The late New York mayor told me he wanted to be remembered by my son Daniel Pearl’s final words: ‘I am Jewish.’
Israel’s elite intelligence force now accepts virtual applications
The real-life gangster was a few years too late for the Prohibition-era show
The rocker will perform a free concert at his former high school tonight
Haaretz writer booted from Birzeit conference; will an academic boycott ensue?
Visiting Warsaw with my uncle, I saw a different part of WWII history
Annual retreat draws a diverse group with a love for the Jewish language
Father of slain journalist Daniel Pearl calls production a ‘moral deformity’
Elana Sztokman flies the not-so friendly skies home to Israel
Hannah visited the high priest before conceiving Samuel. What happened?
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.