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Ethical Parenting Is More Than Possible. It’s Essential, for Parents and Children Alike.

Don’t break the rules just to help your kids get ahead. Teach them to be mensches by setting an example with your own behavior.

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Something Really Bad Is Always Happening to Former Literary ‘It Girl’ Tama Janowitz

The author of ‘Slaves of New York’ dishes on male reviewers, passing fame, and the satire of bad luck

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‘New York’ Does Beirut, With Disastrous Results

Hezbollah’s Hassan Nasrallah is more than a ‘mover and shaker’

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Ordinary People

Two new books, The Druggist of Auschwitz and Reluctant Accomplice, offer true stories of average citizens’ divergent responses to Nazi rule. They help us examine our own rationalization of genocide.

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The ‘Rabba-Rouser’

‘New York’ profiles Avi Weiss

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Against Happiness

A haftorah of joys and tribulations

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Rivers on a Roll

The hardest-working woman in show business

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Jewish Crooks

Our editor ponders Madoff, Dwek, and other shandes