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
Exhibit reveals Nazi plans to de-Christ Christmas
Shalit’s release could be imminent, plus Palin’s wisdom, scholarly dissent, and more in the news
Roger Cohen seeks detente, plus mutinous soldiers, strategic land grabs, and more in the news
Plus Teitel indicted, Australia surrenders ex-Nazi, and more in the news
But won’t discuss why
A ‘Forward’ blogger seems to think so
Plus un-kosher shenanigans, pre-game prayer, and more
On Halloween, heresy, and Hitler
Despite photo with boy wearing a swastika
Plus an Israeli in the NBA, Lebanese rockets, and more in the news
Tries to sell museum grandfather Rudolph Hoess’s possessions
In Germany, of course—but ironically, their creator says
More problems for rights group accused of anti-Israel bias
Freedom of the press, fight or flight, and juice for Jesus
A violent clash, a deportation, and more from 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.