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
Barring a late breakthrough, Kerry to return to U.S. after failed peace push
Plus ultra-Orthodox protest IDF draft changes in New York City, and more
Plus a UN org erases Israel from its map
The media is reporting that the historic visits were about the peace process. They’re wrong.
Plus Benghazi hearings polarize and Syria’s lost generation
Plus Obama says settlement freeze shouldn’t be a precondition to peace talks
Plus Haifa airport evacuated, third Iron Dome battery moves north
Plus Jerry Finkelstein, icon of New York high society and politics, dies at 96
Plus Hungarian politician wants list of Jews, and more in the news
Things that should happen before Abbas goes to the United Nations
Palestinian leader takes two steps forward on right of return, two steps back
Plus Anti-Semitic attacks in the United States are down from 2010
Plus the Free Gaza Movement’s promotion of Holocaust revision
Plus U.S. snags $150m from Canadian bank linked to Hezbollah
Plus, Egypt admits it ignored Israel’s warning
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.