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
According to a study, the city is seven behind NYC, 88 spots ahead of Tehran
Or don’t go bureking my heart
A controversial group gets a huge lift at the Kotel
Plus Michael Dell might have some opposition as he tries to buyout his company
A look back on the week that was
A writer’s plea goes up in smoke
Brooklyn College’s controversial event churns out more controversy
Plus Syrian Druze are joining the opposition
GoDaddy.com numbers following controversial ad skyrocket
A viral Facebook video saves an Israeli driver’s day
Remembering King Hussein, who died on this day in 1999
Plus will conscription keep Yesh Atid out of the government?
A new study funded by the U.S. undercuts the notion that Palestinian schools incite violence against Israel
Plus one of the stranger response to our BDS piece
A top Bulgaria official believes the remaining culprits are in Lebanon
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.