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
Muslim zealots claim the Internet is a Jewish conspiracy. They’re not wrong.
The Internet is reshaping our ideas of diplomacy, governance, and war—especially in the Middle East
When the comments on the blogs of Stephen Walt, Andrew Sullivan, Philip Weiss, and Glenn Greenwald turn ugly, who should be held accountable? Plus: A Jew-baiter’s lexicon.
How media companies are using the Internet to make anti-Semitism respectable
A debate: Is cyberbullying inevitable, or can parents stop the tide?
How an Israel-promoting web-video phenomenon bloomed in Latin America
On the 121st anniversary of his birth, what makes Hitler an Internet phenomenon?
Orand’s dirty phone calls with the man she says is Tropper
But on Google Maps, it’s all Israel
On Tablet and elsewhere, readers respond to ‘Eight Days of Hanukkah’
Plus kosher smartphones, a boastful zoo, and more
On Halloween, heresy, and Hitler
The famous diarist’s latest online presence
A Jewish helpline, eating right, and Crocs nixed
Boon for slackers, shut-ins
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.