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 Bar Refaeli wants to make a sex tape
Apparently rural American whites prefer Ahmadinejad to Obama
Plus Syrian refugee toll could rise as high as 700,000
The United Nations and the bomb diagram
The Iranian leader went a different route yesterday
Plus Syria’s bloodiest day yet
Avoiding the U.N. circus would have sent a stronger message about the gravity of the Iranian threat
Plus the legendary Chuck Norris to visit Israel
In Fortress Israel, journalist Patrick Tyler argues that the country’s warrior ethos impedes Mideast peace
Will threat fatigue push Iran in the zone of immunity?
Plus anti-Semitic Elmo is back
Plus Romney on one-state solution and Gilad Shalit’s Rosh Hashanah letter
The disease has spread and it looks like global chicken pox
How sanctions linking Hezbollah chief to Assad regime could pay dividends
The film ‘Innocence of Muslims’ and the dangerous failing of the media
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.