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
Iconic NYC appetizing shop to open kosher café in The Jewish Museum
A tale of Yiddish, Mt. Everest, and one-sided lox
A Windy City Jewish tradition for 50 years—bagels and lox, delivered to your door—may soon disappear
Introducing the latest in carbohydrate-friendly design
Plus, harsher nuclear report, the frontlines in Syria, and more in the news
Plus R.I.P. Harman, lox vs. smoked salmon, and more
The Scroll smells something fishy
Plus, understanding through translation, the war on lox, and more
Plus, Obama in a yarmulke
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.