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
If Israel won’t stop settlement construction
Plus Iran, Russia, Lebanon, and more in the news
Says Iran, plus a new charge against Israel and more in the news
And Fatah says government will fall if report isn’t approved
Molestation arrests up in Brooklyn, mock court puts Abbas in slammer, Maurice Sendak, and more
According to memo obtained by AP
Happy Columbus Day! Plus, Abbas flipped, the Coens dissed, and Potok staged
Charges Erekat, dimming hopes for peace deal
A stymied traveler, disputed history, and more in the news
A shul to close, a school to open, and more in the news
But what does he mean by a contiguous Palestinian state?
Maybe, says Abbas. Now, says Obama.
Obama says one thing, Peres says another, and more in the news
As Obama sits down with Netanyahu and Abbas, a brief history of the trilateral summit
No peace talks, Ahmadinejad’s old song, 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.