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
Former president giving keynote address at group’s annual fundraiser
The BDS debate comes to Park Slope
Plus drawing 1,027 Palestinians and one Israeli, and more
Plus, Obama and the Jews, Obama and a Jew named Kinky, and more
Comment of the Week
Rally in East Jerusalem is what you’d expect it to be
Plus, Iranian leaders feud, Drake joins Kravitz, and more
Plus, Israel is the hot congressional vacation spot, and more in the news
Plus, Abbas declares emergency, Beck goes really tasteless, and more in the news
Books on what makes Jews Jewish, from debates over conversion and consideration of kashrut laws to rethinking the Jewish body, with a cameo by Bob Saget
Plus, Beck moves march, Mossad among the sheep, and more
Plus, Obama borrows from Hillel, Mizrahi Manischewitz, and more
Plus, Clinton criticizes flotilla, Netanyahu Facebook scandal, and more in the news
Plus, Israeli envoy enlists American Jews, Lieberman the shanda, and more
Plus at his Beck and call, baby Portman, and more
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.