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 Israeli Conservatives to introduce gay rabbis, and more
Plus Grayson’s back, trouble in Moscow, and more
Hannah Rosenthal, the State Department’s anti-Semitism envoy, must defend Israel from delegitimization while confronting a growing wave of anti-Jewish rhetoric among European elites
Plus Morton Klein piles on Soros, and more
Anti-Semitism envoy accused of obfuscating Holocaust obfuscation
Chicago lawyer Alan Solow is the putative spokesman for American Jewry, but does he have what it takes to manage the community’s increasingly complex relationship with the Obama Administration?
Plus, understanding through translation, the war on lox, and more
Plus an allegedly anti-Semitic Chicago conference, and more
Rosenthal had stirred pot with comment on Oren and J Street
Plus a $200M fraud hits Lakewood, a maybe-march into Gaza, and more
Rosenthal, former J Street advisor, tell us she’s still packing for D.C.
Plus hot water for Obama envoy, and more in the news
A former J Street adviser, she defends the group
Hannah Rosenthal, the State Department’s new anti-Semitism envoy, discusses her plans, Israel, and Abe Foxman
J Street member Hannah Rosenthal to fill post
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.