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
Does Netanyahu need to look over his shoulder?
Plus Israeli Interior Minister orders detention of Sudanese immigrants
Prominent Jews like the Harvard lawyer have spent years criticizing Obama. So, why are they endorsing him?
The maestro slams artistic boycotts and Israel’s Palestinian stance as his Philharmonic visits Carnegie Hall
The final stages of immigration to carry into 2014
Plus anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism on the European Left
Plus a look at foreign policy political ads
Oh, and the Sudan-Gaza link
Plus ‘The Protocols of the Elders of Zion’ Are Read Aloud in Greek Parliament
Tel Aviv’s fashion week is torn in two, but politicization has been stitched into the country’s fabric since 1949
What it means for Israeli politics
Plus endorsements, endorsements
Plus federal prosecutors sue Bank of America for a cool billion
Related to Zionist work ethic, University of Haifa professor says
Turning a controversy about Israel into a conspiracy about Jews
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.