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
‘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
For centuries, Western classical music propelled listeners toward Christian salvation. Then Jewish music changed everything.
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 my mother died, I couldn’t recite the High Holiday prayer anymore—until I gained a new understanding of its words
Wariness over Egypt and Jordan, and hope for common ground
Plus Libya fallout, Ian McEwan, and more
Plus Iran boasts about ships, ‘Isratine,’ and more in the news
Plus Gaddafi the Jew, Reconstructionism goes mainstream, and more
When Israeli artist Rafram Chaddad visited Libya to document its once-thriving Jewish community, he was accused of espionage and put in jail. Now free, he tells of his five months in captivity.
A recent book takes a detailed look at the A.Q. Khan network, which helped supply Iran’s nuclear program
Plus Yitzhak Rabin Gallery, new trailers, and more
Plus the non-freeze, the non-talks, and more in the news
Although probe is criticized as soft
Plus Zuckerman the speechwriter, and more
Plus IDF cleared on flotilla, another boat approaches, and more in the news
How the Mossad assassinated my tropical vacation
Plus Merkel’s pledge, Labor’s pains, Boteach’s bid, and more
Plus bin Laden cites Israel, Bibi claims ‘eternal’ settlements, and more in the news
Mitchell’s still trying, Goldstone up next week, 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.