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
Plus the Palestine Papers stir trouble, and more in the news
Plus Iran talks fizzle, an end to U.S. engagement, and more in the news
Druze leader Jumblatt sides with ‘the resistance’ against PM
Plus new Iran talks start, and more in the news
Plus Medvedev gets warm welcome in Jericho, and more in the news
Hezbollah grabs more power to Israel’s north
Plus China and Russia stand up to Iran, and more in the news
Sitting pretty, Party of God nonetheless has much to fear
Plus confidence on Iran, flailing on Lebanon, and more in the news
Plus Israel picks a side on Sudan, and more
Obama and PM meet; Israel’s northern border could turn chaotic
Do some in the West hold some in the Mideast to a different standard?
Plus U.S. stays out of offshore dispute, and more in the news
Plus long live the King, and more
Plus the ADL still likes Hank, and more in 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.