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
Plus calls for greater involvement in Syria gather steam
Did Zosa Szajkowski save precious documents from the Nazis, or did he steal the cultural patrimony of French Jews?
An Israeli director is beaten in France, and his film, Rock the Casbah, gets mired in politics of perception
Plus Israel fends off hackers, Yom Hashoah gets Instagrammed
Yariv Horowitz was reportedly beaten just before winning best film award
French Jews are quietly moving to New York, London, and Israel
Can a group of French students force Twitter to release the names of users posting anti-Semitic tweets?
The Frenchman, believe it or not, is back in the news
And just as horsemeat is becoming trendy
The former IMF Chief’s latest saga yields some impressive turns of phrase
Plus David Axelrod gets a new gig
Plus President Obama addresses BBYO International Convention
A look back on the week that was
There are too many troubling things to keep up with
Plus Brooklyn College endures BDS scandal
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.