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
Inside baseball on Jerusalem bureau chiefs past and present
A reminder of how many days there are
Plus, election day in Egypt, El Al ‘ambassadors,’ and more
Qaddafi mourned from the streets of Brooklyn to the shores of Tripoli
Kadima party leader says American Jews being put in a tough position
Plus, Arab League considers Security Council, creepy Breivik surgery, and more
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Plus, Beck moves march, Mossad among the sheep, and more
That was the half-year that was, on The Scroll
Plus, Sharansky on Bonner, Bachman on Benedikt, and more
Jeffrey Goldberg interviews William Kolbrener
Plus at his Beck and call, baby Portman, and more
Although he forgot our name, oh well
Plus, West Bank mosque arson, anti-anti-circumcision victory, and more
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.