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
Jewish leaders weigh in on Tablet’s condemnation of Pollard’s imprisonment
A new initiative focuses on Jews expelled from Arab countries in 1948
Plus trying to solve the problem that is Syria, and more in the news
Who told honcho Malcolm Hoenlein to go to Syria?
Plus an Upper West Side bomb threat, and more in the news
Plus Medvedev, Twitter, and more search-engine bait
J Street chief Jeremy Ben-Ami calls the plays for the first self-confident alternative Jewish establishment
Pro-Israel group sails the East River for Shalit
These are a few of our favorite things, part 1
And the fallout continues
Bow down before the king, and more
Malcolm Hoenlein has served as the unofficial king of the Jews for the past three decades, but a combination of forces threatens his rule
Chicago lawyer Alan Solow is the putative spokesman for American Jewry, but does he have what it takes to manage the community’s increasingly complex relationship with the Obama Administration?
Left-leaning Israel lobby group is generational shift, James Traub says
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.