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
‘This Changes Everything’ is great, except for the parts that don’t add up
A veteran practitioner of the art of translation considers the challenges—and successes—of Hebrew literature
For centuries, Western classical music propelled listeners toward Christian salvation. Then Jewish music changed everything.
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
When we were kids, I wanted to follow in my brother’s footsteps. Now, as adults, I’m reminded why.
Plus come back Sunday for the West Bank, and more in the news
Following the money to the Mossad
Plus more Dubai suspects, leave Bronner alone!, and more in the news
Plus Palestinian statehood en español et français, and more in the news
Should the Times yank him from the beat?
Plus Anne Frank banned and Gibson as Tricky Dick
An email wonders: Is Richard Goldstone paying attention to Haiti relief efforts?
Plus the IDF to leave Haiti while Israel adopts orphans, and more
Jewish residents of the island prove invaluable to relief operations
‘No one except the Israeli hospital has taken any of our patients’
You’ll want to see the bigger picture
‘Stars & Stripes’ examines reactions from joint exercise
A haftorah of power and passion
Credit the IDF, say authors of ‘Start-Up Nation’
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.