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.
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
After my mother died, I couldn’t recite the High Holiday prayer anymore—until I gained a new understanding of its words
Plus Jews in Spain!, Peres for Pollard, and more
Plus a new Egyptian constitution, and more in the news
But how effectively can computer viruses forestall military action?
New computer malware is the handiwork of some country
Plus the Iran talks are stalled, and more in the news
Lack of progress in Iran nuclear talks will lead to military action
Plus troubling find at Iranian facility, and more in the news
P5+1 countries Iran talk again today. Will they do more than talk?
Plus African immigrants attacked in Tel Aviv, and more in the news
Plus Bibi delays vote on West Bank outposts, and more in the news
Alcohol enrichment reportedly underway at extremely hip drinks spot
Plus Bibi reiterates demand for no enrichment, and more in the news
Barak hints deal to be proposed this week would be acceptable
Plus Syrian unrest unrests Lebanon, and more in the news
Fear: agreement could cause military nuclear program to go overlooked
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.