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 a Libyan ship heads for Gaza, and more
Plus Shalits on the march, and more in the news
Pro-Israel group sails the East River for Shalit
Many argue soldier should be released in return
Plus Beinart is no ‘hater,’ and more
Plus a Jewish ‘Jersey Shore,’ and more
Hamas’s ploy to re-start talks
Plus Elijah’s cup and Gilad’s chair, and more in the news
But Obama is more powerful than ever; and more in the news
Plus Hillary to AIPAC, should Bar ditch Leo?, and more
Plus Dubai cause-of-death, Snooki’s glassy Purim, and more in the news
Plus skirmish over Lebanon, Palestinian sex scandal, and more in the news
Plus Hamas in a huff and more in the news
Plus the truth about kosher, Israel and Micronesia, and more
If the end is in sight, it’s still on the distant horizon
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.