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 the U.S. just says no to Bashar Assad’s peace plan
In first interview following nomination, defense secretary nominee has his say
Lead investigator in the unsolved case was fired
How some are making the case for nomination of Hagel for defense secretary
Plus a new round of sanctions against Iran take hold
Plus Gabrielle Giffords visits Newtown
The former senator has been a lightning rod for criticism
Plus warplanes continue to bomb neighborhoods in Syria
Plus Eric Trager writes on the future of the Egyptian electorate
Debating the meaning of the milestone
Recent events stoke fears of broader violence, Third Intifada
Tamir Goodman’s tzitzit project has a market
Looking at the overblown rhetoric on settlements, shameful silence on Syria
Reports had Dermer replacing Michael Oren as Israeli ambassador to U.S.
Widow of PLO leader says Second Intifada was premeditated
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.