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
Idiosyncratic and influential anti-Zionist blogger Philip Weiss has a complicated relationship with Israel, American Jewry, and himself
Your weekly dose of Israelispeak
Plus Oliver Stone on Jewish media dominance, and more
Plus the real Palestinian world, and more
Michael Oren, Israel’s U.S. ambassador, says Washington will always need his country as an ally
Plus Ireland requests boat’s passage, and more
Plus de Klerk denies nukes report, and more in the news
U.N. report author sentenced 28 blacks to death
Plus, a questionable study and a Real Housewive’s tale
Plus Hillary to AIPAC, should Bar ditch Leo?, and more
Plus the talks must go on, Iranian dissenters, and more in the news
Plus the China exemption, more power to Levin, and more in the news
Today in the Dubai Murder Mystery
Plus not-free speech, Silver Jew, and more
Plus mumps, Salvadoran sex trafficking, and more in 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.