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
Following indictment, Israeli FM to quit, but will return for elections
The school aims to promote a moderate vision of Islam, but it faces deep skepticism from Jews and Muslims
Plus Avigdor Lieberman will not resign…yet
The new owner of Barney’s has also entered the Israel fray
Major cases dismissed, but he may still have to resign his post
Riots continue after death of Palestinian teen
They say democracies make good neighbors. For Israel these days, it doesn’t seem so straightforward.
Man charged with 1979 murder of Etan Patz pleads not guilty
Jewish slugger is coming to the Big Apple
Rabbi who assists Satmar abuse victims attacked in Williamsburg
Israeli television claims Ethiopian women were forced to take contraceptive shots
U.S. will strike Iran in 4-5 months if progress isn’t made
Plus students break the dreidel world record, which apparently exists
Prepare to feel … inadequate
Losing the only right answer
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.