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
The Republican’s vision—based on choice and dignity, not dependence—is why Jews should support him
Plus philanthropist and former NFL team owner Art Modell dies at 87
Plus, the Shin Bet arrests two in infamous lynching case from 2000
The author of the The Crisis of Zionism strikes back at criticism of his controversial new book about Israel and American Jews
Plus, Alan Gross’ assignment, the recovery rabbi, and more in the news
Plus, harsher nuclear report, the frontlines in Syria, and more in the news
A look at the housing protests and the controversial issues emerging with them
Plus Bibi’s boy, to live and die in East Jerusalem, and more
Plus wait ’til at least next year for Iranian nuke, and more in the news
Statement directed at U.N. meeting in Copenhagen
Plus a school war in N.Y., 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.