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
‘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
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 Barbara Walters talks tough, the Nazis’ lobbyist, and more
Currently disqualified, former Mubarak VP aims for Egyptian presidency
Plus Omar Suleiman enters Egypt presidential race, and more in the news
Popular group must guard right flank but also stand up to military
Plus Kerry and Assad’s secret plan for peace, and more in the news
Can martial law lead to the ballot box?
Plus the White House scrambles, and more in the news
Plus the Jewish fallen, the stymied Schalit deal, and more
Meet the new boss … same as the old boss?
Plus Israeli optimism, American incoherence, and more in the news
Plus Jordanians warn their king, and more in the news
Group gets a seat at the table, but what does it really want?
Plus a few minor things that happened, and more
Israeli leaders have long had only one concern when it comes to Egypt: stability, which Hosni Mubarak provided. That’s changing, no matter who ends up in charge.
Little vs. Suleiman? Oh, indeed.
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.