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
Roger Cukierman repeated his position that anti-Zionism is anti-Semitism
Chilling video captures rising anti-Semitism in France
Plus Bibi offers now-famous U.N. interpreter a job, and more in the news
Plus Billy Crystal in ‘Schmuck Dynasty,’ and more in the news
As political and financial crises deepen in Western Europe, French Jewry is facing a familiar test
Plus with Syrian conflict in mind, Israel plans a fence in the Golan Heights
Plus Amar’e, Toulouse, and stuffed cabbage kugel
Paris marks its liberation, pays tribute to deported Jews
Plus Hollande’s remarks on the 70th anniversary of the Vel d’Hiv roundup.
New French president was elected without majority of Jewish support
And in Greece, neo-Nazi party gets 7 percent of vote
While potential far-right spoiler Le Pen throws Sarkozy under the bus
François Hollande is favorite to be next French president
Plus, resources on anti-Semitism in France
French police suspect ultra-right attacker; meanwhile, election is affected
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.