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
On Israel’s left and right, calls for binationalism are gaining ground. But the idea is a betrayal of Zionism, and of Judaism.
The Israel Museum’s impressive $100 million renovation awkwardly attempts to redefine the Jewish world
Imagining the day they come to take your Judaism away
Israeli democracy is strengthening, not weakening—and that might be the problem
Why was Sheikh Raad Salah on the Mavi Marmara?
Plus U.S. blames Goldstone, Obama accepts prize
Plus kosher smartphones, a boastful zoo, and more
Would provide marriage rights for non-Jewish Israelis
And implicitly disses Netanyahu
Knesset member wants airlines to pay for delays
One president’s Knesset address, and how the other’s Cairo speech compares
Parliamentarians read, ideologically
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.