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
Plus Obama and Wiesel, gas-mask bongs, and more
Plus Annan would leave Assad, the Big Baby and his knishes, and more
Plus the rising power of the Super PACs
Big night for Santorum; and Sheldon Adelson is Romney’s new best friend
Speaker gives brief remarks, pledges moving embassy to Jerusalem
Santorum, Paul, and Gingrich on the side of the road
Plus Rotem wants Arab judge sacked, Romney at AIPAC, and more
Who’s hot and who’s cold
Plus Israeli talks, Israeli Apartheid Week, and more
Rick Santorum may not like it, but it has its benefits
Supporters say social issues are secondary
The unstoppable power of the Super PACs
Plus Homs pulverized, Adelson’s new agenda, and more in the news
The imminent landmark very few are talking about
What happens in Vegas before sundown stays in Vegas
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.