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
Americans for Peace Now to the left of it, AIPAC to the right, on U.S. House Goldstone resolution
Plus an Israeli in the NBA, Lebanese rockets, and more in the news
An admission they were broken, or needed update for age of terrorism?
HRW reminds prime minister that Goldstone Report found potential war crimes on both sides
Portrayal in soap opera set during Gaza War comes as bilateral relationship struggles
A stymied traveler, disputed history, and more in the news
Urges both sides to seek justice, for peace
Iran threatens, Barak is sued, Madoff victims stew, and more in the news
Because it’s a loss in the ‘Legitimacy War,’ Princeton prof argues
To help shake off the Goldstone Report
Tarantino in Israel, U.N. bias, and more in the news
How the U.N. report on alleged Israeli war crimes in Gaza compares to the IDF‘s
Plus Iranian uranium and two Gaza operations
A new website, Anne Frank abused again, and more in the news
A secret hideout, a baller, and more from the news
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.