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
Discovery enables further research of the Nazi extermination camp
Three nabbed in investigation of 40 former guards still living in Germany
Ukrainian-American was among last living (alleged) Holocaust camp guards
That was the half-year that was, on The Scroll
What Obama and Bibi will say (and what Abbas will be thinking), and more in the news
Has justice been done to the last Nazi genocidaire?
Plus a daily digest of Armenian life and culture, and more in the news
Some post-Yom HaShoah reading
Plus, a questionable study and a Real Housewive’s tale
Plus the pros and cons of trying Demjanjuk, and more in the news
Plus, an East Jerusalem skirmish, Rothstein arraigned, and more
Might Germany prosecute other non-Germans?
Plus prisoner swapping, a defiant Iran, and more in the news
On Halloween, heresy, and Hitler
A Nobel, a threat, and more from the news
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.