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
Plus mumps, Salvadoran sex trafficking, and more in the news
Syrian Jewish scion Dwek had turned on community
Plus Merkel’s pledge, Labor’s pains, Boteach’s bid, and more
The end of Jewish-Dem alliance? Not so fast, notes JTA.
Syrian Jews don’t hold a grudge
A shul to close, a school to open, and more in the news
Planned to pitch a suburban tent for U.N. confab
A test-prep magnate dies, Palestinian developments, and more from the news
A song of praise for summers spent staying put
More on N.J. scandal, plus Reform leader on settlements
All it took was one man, officials say
UPDATED: Jersey Shore synagogue, yeshiva searched
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.