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
‘This Changes Everything’ is great, except for the parts that don’t add up
A veteran practitioner of the art of translation considers the challenges—and successes—of Hebrew literature
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
After 25 years, the CIA has declassified documents that show Jonathan Pollard never spied on the U.S. for Israel
Plus NSA declassifies Jonathan Pollard damage assessment
Sheldon Adelson to push for Pollard’s release, other things
Plus Israeli Judo, Jewish basketball, and Iran
Plus Jews in Spain!, Peres for Pollard, and more
Plus Mitt is menschy, Jews of the Corps, and more
Plus Hitler’s little book, Hitch deploys Yiddish, and more
Plus new Iran sanctions, the king of Jordan’s trip, and more in the news
Plus China, Russia slammed for vetoes, and more in the news
Plus SecDef warns of Israel’s isolation, and more in the news
Plus, Perry’s Jewish problem, Pollard’s secret, and more
Plus Pollard implores Obama, the next flotilla, and more in the news
Plus Peres and Obama talk Pollard, and more
Plus, Sabra throwdown, seperation of shul and state, and more
Plus hip prayer shawls, McCain calls for Pollard’s release, 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.