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 the Holocaust Museum on Von Brunn, and more
Von Brunn, 89, succumbs in prison hospital
Good reasons for low hopes in the Mideast, and more in the news
Does a ‘hate crime’ designation really mean anything?
Striking it rich, preparing for battle, and objecting to an award for Mary Robinson
Von Brunn’s descent, school rules, and parking protests
In von Brunn artwork
Hate crime, international law, and more in the news
While friends remember slain guard and canceled play moves to GWU
P.M. speech preview, Holocaust Museum reopens, and more in the morning papers
How alleged Holocaust Museum shooter James von Brunn fits into the current state of American anti-Semitism.
Lipstadt talk stopped by shooting
For surge of right-wing violence?
While dressed as Ahmadinejad
The alleged shooter ‘paints and plots’
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.